Category Archives: Places around Virajpet

Iruppu Falls

Iruppu waterfall is one of Coorgs major tourist attractions. Iruppu is a sacred place and is located in south Coorg on the Brahmagiri range of hills. River Lakshmana-tirtha flows nearby. According to legends Rama and Lakshmana, passed this way in … Continue reading

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Igguthappa Temple

Padi Igguthappa Temple: The Padi Igguthappa Temple is located in Kakkabe near Virajpet. Iguthappa is another name for Lord Subramanya and the Igguthappa Temple is a very sacred temple of the Coorgs. The temple. This temple was built in 1810 … Continue reading

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Nalknad Palace

Nalknad Palace in Kakkabe Nalknad Palace is located at the bottom of the highest mountain of Coorg Thadiyandamol. It’s is 45 kms away from Madikeri via Napoklu in Kakkabe. Dodda Viraraja built this palace in 1792. Nalknad palace was the … Continue reading

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Thadiyandamol

Thadiandamol Hills Thadiyadamol is the highest mountain in Coorg and the second highest in Karnataka measuring 1,748 mtrs. Thadiyandamol is located in Kakkabe near Virajpet. Thadiyandamol Hill is around 30 kms from Virajpet. Thadiyandamol peak is one of the best … Continue reading

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Nagarahole

Nagarahole National Park The Nagarhole Game Sanctuary extending over 284 sq. km affords an awesome sight with wild animals like bison. tiger, panther, elephants, wild boars, peacocks, etc.in their natural habitat. Nagarahole National Park now renamed as Rajiv Gandhi National … Continue reading

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Chelavara Water Falls

Chelvara Falls is near Cheyyandane which is around 16 kms from Virajpet and is one of the most beautiful water falls in Coorg. Chelavara Falls is also called as Embepare by the locals meaning Tortoise Rock. The water fall is … Continue reading

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