Omkareshwara Temple

Why?
  • Built in 1820 by Lingarajendra as a dedication to Lord Shiva.
  • Depicts both Islamic and Gothic architecture.
  • A copper plate at the entrance having the history of the temple inscribed on it.
  • Water tank in this temple houses many fresh water fishes.
  • Was constructed to appease the soul of a Brahmin, whom King killed for political reasons.
  • The king brought a Shivalingam from the holy place of Kashi and installed it at the newly constructed temple.
Location
  • 1 km from Madikeri Bus Stand
Timing
  • 6:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Open All Days
Entrance Fee
  • Free
Restaurants nearby
  • Hotel Neel Sagar,  Main market area, Madikeri
  • Crown Bakery
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