Madikeri (Also known as Mercara) is a hill station town in Karnataka state, India. It is the headquarters of the district of Kodagu (also called Coorg) and a popular tourist destination.
Places of Interest:
Abbey Falls - Abbey Falls (also spelled Abbi Falls and Abbe Falls) is in Kodagu, in the Western Ghats in Karnataka. The river is part of the early reaches of the river Kaveri.
Raja's Seat - Raja's Seat (Seat of the King) is a seasonal garden of flowers and artificial fountains. It is one of the most important tourist spots in madikeri of Coorg District. A pleasant spectacle of refreshing layers of greenery, chain of high and low-rise-mountains attired with mist, the Raja Garden is one-time-favorites of Kings of Kodagu who used to watch the setting sun, and spend time with their queens here.
Madikeri Fort- Madikeri Fort was first founded by Mudduraja in the second half of the 17th century. He also built a palace inside the fort. It was eventually rebuilt in granite by Tipu Sultan who named the site as Jaffarabad.