After escaping from Tippu sultan’s troops Doddavirarajendra, a Haleri ruler built this palace at Yavakapadi in Nalknad area. This simple palace is famous for its paintings and carvings. Doddaverarajendra married Mahadevammaji here in 1796. While British army entered Kodagu, the last emperor of Halari family Chikaverarajendra took shelter here. It is located near a village named Yavakapadi and was built between the years 1792 and 1794 A.D. Now this palace belongs to Archaeology.department.
The highest peak of Kodagu, Thadiyandamole is situated nearby.
How to Reach:
There is no airport in Kodagu district.The nearest airport is Mangalore International Airport located about 137 km away from Kodagu. Mysore domestic airport is the nearest from Madikeri located about 121 km away. Kannur International Airport is located about 120 km away from Madikeri
There is no railway station in Kodagu district.The nearest railway stations to Madikeri (district headquarters, Coorg) are, Mysore Hassan and Mangalore of Karnataka State and Thalassery and Kannur of Kerala state.
41km from Madikeri