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Omkareshwara Temple, Kodagu (Coorg)

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Religious Site
Enjoy the tranquility of a sanctuary built over a pool at Omkareshwara Temple, a small Hindu temple perched on the banks of the Narmada River. Originally built in the mid-18th century, the current structure features a mixture of neo-Gothic and Islamic architecture, with a gilt dome surrounded by four turrets resembling minarets, and the main building painted white with stark red lining. One of the 12 revered Jyotirling temples, the complex serves as a popular pilgrimage site. Check out the pool behind the temple, abundant with fish and frequented by ducks and herons. Use our Kodagu (Coorg) trip itinerary builder to arrange your visit to Omkareshwara Temple and other attractions in Kodagu (Coorg).
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  • the day I arrived to this temple, a marriage was going on inside this temple. Nice and peaceful place with a pond  more »
  • A place you can afford to visit if at Coorg. The place is calm , serine , less crowded. It is said to be oldest of the lot . A brief history surrounds this temple. Renovation was under progress when w...  more »
  • We visited this temple in evening. This is the most famous temple of Lord Shiva in Coorg. You have to step down some steps to reach here. There is a huge Kund. This is an ancient temple of Lord Shiva....  more »
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  • The Omkareshwara Temple is an ancient shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is is a large and simple structure with a peaceful ambiance. A water tank exists inside the temple premises. The tank has a mantapa built in the centre.
  • Old temple. relax feeding fish in the temple pond. this has islamic architecture. heard that to safeguard from Tippu sulthan attack this temple architecture was changed to islamic
  • This is near the Medikeri fort. Nice and calm.
  • Beautiful tank and the temple. Good flora inside the temple.
  • Padam Kushwah