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Brahmagiri Hill, Kodagu (Coorg)
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Brahmagiri, is a mountain range in the Western Ghats of south India. It is situated on the border between Kodagu district in Karnataka state in the north and Wayanad district of Kerala state on the south. Brahmagiri Hill, at 1608 m height, is a scenic tourist attraction. The top of Brahmagiri Hill is well forested and has a lot of wildlife.Thirunelli Temple, dedicated to Lord Vishnu, lies on the Kerala side of Brahmagiri. This temple is known as Dakshina Kasi or the Kasi of the South. The temple was constructed in an ancient style and includes 30 granite pillars. According to legend, the temple was constructed by Lord Brahma himself.Pakshipathalam at an altitude of 1740 m is another attraction on the Kerala side. Pakshipathalam has a cave that is said to have been used by rishis in ancient times. On the Karnataka side it is also known by the name of Munikal cave.Iruppu (or Irpu or Lakshmana Tirtha) Falls of the Lakshmana Tirtha River lies on the Karnataka side of Brahmagiri. According to legend, when Rama and Lakshmana were searching for Sita, they became thirsty. Lakshmana shot an arrow into the Brahmagiri from which the river sprang. Rama is said to have dedicated a Shiva Kshethra known as Rajeshwara Temple on the banks of river Lakshmana Tirtha. The Lakshmana Tirtha river eventually flows into the Kaveri River.
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  • best for trekkers and hikers. if you are a photographer like me, you will love the trek up the hill and back the trick is to go up and come down slowly. this way it gives you time to spot wild animals...  more »
  • You will spot wild elephants for sure! On my trek to Brahmagiri hills, I got to see footprints of a big cat. The footprints were pressed deeper in the mud near a little stream on the way. Thanks to th...  more »
  • Since I had a hard time researching online about where the trail started, I wanted to provide a little map for you. (see the photo). Our group found it by asking directions in town and people kept poi...  more »