Omkareshwara temple - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Omkareshwara temple
An ancient shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva which was constructed in a mix of gothic and Islamic styles. Omkareshwara Temple was built by Lingarajendra in 1820 CE. The Shivalinga installed inside the temple is believed to be brought from Kashi.
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0.3km from Omkareshwara temple
one of the interesting places for sightseeing in Coorg built in the last quarter of the 17th century by Mudduraja. It was first built in the last quarter of 17th century by Mudduraja. There was a palace built inside the fort as well.
0.87km from Omkareshwara temple
Raja's seat is a seasonal garden of flowers and artificial fountains. A mountain peak in Kodagu district surrounded by Pushpagiri wildlife sanctuary. Well known for trekking. Pushpagiri is the highest peak in Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary in the Western Ghats of Karnataka.
Abbey Falls Madkeri
11.67km from Omkareshwara temple
The waterfalls which is located between private coffee plantation. There is a hanging bridge constructed just opposite to the falls.
14.54km from Omkareshwara temple
Part of Pushpagiri reserve forest, Mandalpatti Peak is a mist covered peak accessible only by vehicles capable of off roading or by hike. The grassland laden peak offers great views of the valleys and the hills below. Mandalpatti is also known as ‘Mugilu-Peth’ or ‘Mugilu-Pete’ in local language. It means Market of Cloud, a very apt name for the place.
Dubare Elephant Camp-Resort-Junglelodges
18.66km from Omkareshwara temple
An important base for the Karnataka Forest Department's elephants. At present, after logging operations with elephants have ceased, the elephants have been practically retired except for giving interaction activities with them to tourists.
21.26km from Omkareshwara temple
Tourism, wildlife sanctuary,photography, picnic spot and boating.