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About Omkareshwara Temple, Madikeri

The Omkareshwara Temple is a lovely place of worship situated in Madikeri. Having an intriguing history, the temple was built by King Lingarajendra II in the year 1820. Legend goes that the king killed a Brahmin (for unknown or disputed reasons) and the spirit of the Brahmin turned into a monster and started haunting the king! The Omkareshwara Temple was built by the king using a Shiva lingam from Varanasi (Kashi) in order to calm down and appease the Brahmin’s spirit. Built in Mumammadan style (Islamic style) architecture, you will find a dome in the centre and four minarets at four corners of the temple building. 

Omkareshwara Temple Information

  • Removing your shoes outside the temple premises is mandatory.
  • Please dress modestly.
  • Active place of worship, please maintain the tranquillity of the place. 

How To Get To Omkareshwara Temple by Public Transport

  • Bus stop near Syndicate bank, near Yesu statue. 

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Address: SH 88B, Stuart Hill, Madikeri, Karnataka 571201

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Time Required: 00:30 Mins

Timings: 06:30 am - 08:00 pm Details

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  • A very nice temple. The pond here is having a rare varieties of fish. The temple is quite beautiful and provides eternal happiness.

  • Very good and old temple within the town. There is a pond. Calm and quiet place.

  • Must visit temple in Coorg, we reached there around 10AM it was the AARTI time and it is always a speacial blessing when reach any temple during the AARTI.

  • Its very beautiful Lord Siva Temple... well maintained. Photography restricted inside of temple premises...

  • Beautiful temple. Very peaceful and calm. The history of the temple makes a good read, don't miss it.

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