Madikeri – Fort

Madikeri Fort, also called Mercara Fort, located in Madikeri town, Coorg, Karnataka was founded by Mudduraja in the second half of the 17th century CE.

The palace built inside the fort ny Mudduraja was rebuilt and renovated during the times of Tipu sultan, Dodda Vira Rajendra, Linga Rajendra II and the British.

Madikeri Deputy Commissioner’s Office is located inside the Fort. The other prominent buildings are Mahatma Gandhi Public Library, Kote Maha Ganapathi temple, District prison and the Church (currently a museum under State Archaeological Department).

Outer walls are intact. An interesting fort!

Location: https://goo.gl/maps/JENwwfo1LXGjNw6R6

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Madikeri Fort
Madikeri Fort
Madikeri Fort
Madikeri Fort
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Madikeri Fort
Madikeri Fort
Madikeri Fort
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