Talacauvery & Bhagamandala Overview

Located around 44 kilometres from Madikeri, Talacauvery is a popular sightseeing place in Coorg. Believed to be the birthplace of River Cauvery, the place is considered to be sacred amongst locals.

A small spring and a holy pond in a temple complex mark this origin and are visited by worshippers from all over. Another tourist attraction is the hilly Bhagamandala located on the banks of the River Cauvery. Also known as Triveni Sangam, it is a confluence of the river and its two tributaries Kannike and Sujyoti.

Don’t miss to take a dip in the cool waters of Cauvery while here. You must visit the ancient Bhagamandala Temple to spend some time in its serene environs and to see the beautiful colourful architecture. 

Height: 1,276 m above sea level

Location: Bhagamandala, Kodagu, Coorg, Karnataka, 571247, India

Entry fee: No entry fee

6:00 AM - 8:30 PM

Average time required to visit the place: 2 to 3 hours

Distance from Madikeri bus stand:
35.7 Km

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The temples of Talacauvery are located in Bhagamandala. These are important sites of culture and heritage. Located in the Brahmagiri Hill, Talacauvery is about 1200 metres above sea level. This place offers panoramic scenery. It is popular among tourists and locals alike. You can see many international tourists come for a holiday. In fact, many of them are repeat visitors. Such is the magnificence of the place. Don't forget to include this place in your sightseeing in Coorg bucket list.

The temples of Talacauvery are the most frequented in the country amongst places to see in Coorg. They belong to a glorious era when this area was ruled by kingdoms. The holy river here is a pilgrimage spot for those who want to take a holy dip. It is said that the river here possesses magical powers. Taking a holy dip is said to assist you in ridding yourself of mental and physical afflictions.

The Triveni Sangam is located at Bhagamandala. This is the place where the three rivers flowing through this region confluence. Although Talacauvery has located 8 km from Bhagamandala, they are always referred to together. If you visit Talacauvery, you ought to visit the other place and vice versa.

Talacauvery simply means the tributary or the starting point of the Cauvery River. This river is accorded religious significance in India and the state of Karnataka. At the river located here, the locals pray to the Goddess Cauveramma, who has potent healing powers.

Distance from Madikeri bus stand: 35.7 Km

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