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Golden Temple, Kodagu (Coorg)

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Embark in an exploration of the history and philosophy of Indian-Tibetan Buddhism at Golden Temple. Established in 1972 by Tibetan refugees, today it is a home for more than 7,000 monks and students. See the 12 m (40 ft) three huge golden Buddha statues, among the Tibetan-influenced art and architecture of the temple. Witness the religious rituals in the prayer hall with ceremonies conducted with trumpets and drums. Study the colorful paintings and transcriptions depicting gods and demons from Tibetan mythology. Near the temple you can shop for traditional Tibetan items like costumes, carpets, and statues. To visit Golden Temple and other attractions in Kodagu (Coorg), use our Kodagu (Coorg) itinerary maker.
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  • Awesome place to visit in Coorg. We really had a great time watching a new culture all together. The place is well maintained and the tibetans are very warm and friendly people.  more »
  • place was more architecture than divinity i think we dont feel divinity here but architecture was excellent must watch with your family there was peace definitely  more »
  • It's a beautiful Tibetans monastery, there is a lot of tibetan refugee settled in this areas the place called Bylakuppe. The golden Temple is very calm and amazing art work. very attactive sight.  more »

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Where to stay in Kodagu (Coorg)

By far the greatest number of accommodations in the region of Kodagu lies in the town of Madikeri. Here, a good number of hotels large and small, luxury and basic, cluster around the town center and its suburbs. If planning on getting out to see the region regularly, consider staying in one of the hotels along the main regional roads. Some of the more remote areas feature luxury retreats, with a wealth of amenities including spas and swimming pools.
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