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Coorg Is One Of The The Best Tourist Place In South India

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Coorg is in the state of Karnatka.
Coorg is on the Western Ghats. it is also known by Kodagu the original name of kodagu is Kodaimalenadu means 'dense forest on steep hill'. coorg is the great Scotland of India, this town has a lot to offer to the tourist.
Set amidst verdant valleys, imposing mountains and teak wood forests, this is one of the most beautiful hill stations you can visit. It lies on Karnataka's southwestern end, covering an area of 4,102 sq km.

Madikeri (at Coorg) is a well known hill station for tourists in Karnataka. It is situated 252 km from Bangalore, and it is the headquarters of the district Kodagu. It has mesmerizing mountain ranges all over with luscious greenery and the tranquil waters of the Cauvery River flowing through the hilly area.Madikeri gives a rejuvenating feel to those who visit this place, hence attracting a lot of tourists.

It is known for its beautiful coffee, tea, and cardamom plantations. It is referred to as the Scotland of India and is said that its scenic beauty dragged the British to this tourist spot nearly 100 years ago. The hill resort also has a lot of ancient history attached to it with the Great Madikeri Fort.

Events and Festivals of Kodagu

Kailpodhu:-The festival signifies the day when men should prepare to guard their crop from wild boars and other animals, since during the preceding months, during which the family were engaged in the fields, all weapons were normally deposited in the Kanni Kombare, or the prayer room. Hence on the day of Kailpoldu, the weapons are taken out of the Pooja room, cleaned and decorated with flowers. They are then kept in the Nellakki Nadubadec.

Kaveri Sankramana:-

The Kaveri Sankramana festival normally takes place in mid-October. It is associated with the river Kaveri, which flows through the district from its source at Talakaveri.

At a predetermined time, when the sun enters Tula Rasi (Tula sankramana), a fountain from a small tank fills the larger holy tank at Talakaveri.

Puttari:-

Puttari means new rice and is the rice harvest festival (also called huttari in the adjacent Kannada-speaking country). This takes place in late November or early December. Celebrations and preparations for this festival start a week in advance.

Tourist attractions:-

Talakaveri: the place where the River Kaveri originates. The temple on the riverbanks here is dedicated to lord Brahma, and is one of only two temples dedicated to Brahma in India and Southeast Asia.

Nisargadhama: An man made island and picnic spot near Kushalanagara, formed by the river Kaveri.

Iruppu Falls: A sacred spot in south Kodagu in the Brahmagiri hill range. The Lakshmana Tirtha River flows nearby.

Abbey Falls: a scenic waterfall 5 km from Madikeri.

Dubare: mainly an elephant-capturing and training camp of the Forest Department at the edge of Dubare forest; on the bank of the river Kaveri along the Kushalanagara - Siddapur road.

Nagarahole

Bhagamandala

Iruppu Falls

Abbey Falls

Mallalli falls
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Reader's comments(4)
1: Please do visit these places in India...
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Posted by: Acharya - 18 Jun, 2014
2: Jitni chutiya english likhi hai usse bhi bam chutiya jagaah hai C(h)oorg.
Posted by: Choorg - 18 Apr, 2014
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trabol replied to: Choorg post - 11 Sep, 2015
4: Please improve the vocabulary of the content.Bad english
Posted by: Poonam - 18 Mar, 2014
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