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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. You can plan Kodagu (Coorg) trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.
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  • This is a very beautiful and colorful temple complex. Good to spending around an hour and visit the place.  more »
  • Peaceful place in kushal nagar. You will be mesmerized with the paintings on the wall ans the three huge statues within the temple. Just sit quietly for some time, that is the best moment spent here. ...  more »
  • Beautiful Buddha temple, in kushal nagar. Well maintained, Serene atmosphere. Best time to visit is during winter.  more »

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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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