The fort is situated in the centre of Madikeri and is one of the famous places to visit in Coorg. The monument dates back to the 17th century when king Muddu Raja had constructed a mud structure as Madikeri Fort. Since then, the fort has seen many changes and was captured by many rulers like Tipu Sultan, Dodda Virarajendra etc. In its proud walls, the fort hosts a temple, a prison, a museum and also an Anglican Church. The fort is an architectural symbol of the bygone era where right at the entrance, there are two stone replicas of elephants standing huge at the corners, the grand clock tower, a tortoise sculpture, a small sone made a square mantapa etc are few of the prominent designs which draw visitors eyes.Height: 110 feet tall building.Location: Madikeri Fort, Stuart Hill, Madikeri, Karnataka 571201Best Time to visit: Any time of the day is a good time for visiting Madikeri Fort.Entry fee: No entry feeTimings: 9 AM to 5:30 pm on all days of the week except Monday.Average time required to visit the place: 2 hours.Distance from Madikeri Bus Stand: Approximately 700 to 800 M.