The temple was built by Lingarajendra II in 1820, supposedly to atone for killing an innocent Brahmin. The temple is in the Indo-Saracenic style, combining typically Keralite tiled roofs with Islamic domes and is about 1km from the Madikeri bus stand.
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.
1km From Madikeri bus stand