Raja’s Seat in Madikeri Abuzz with Visitors, Vehicles

Raja’s Seat in Madikeri Abuzz with Visitors, Vehicles

Madikeri: Raja’s Seat, a picturesque tourist hotspot here, is teeming with visitors. Hot weather and water scarcity had been dissuading factors for a few days.


With the temperature taking a dip, visitors have been thronging this hilltop city once again. A holiday for Buddha Poornima on Saturday, followed by a Sunday and many adding a casual holiday on Monday, it was a house full affair at the spot.

image009Madikeri-raja's-seat-20160524-009 image008Madikeri-raja's-seat-20160524-008 image007Madikeri-raja's-seat-20160524-007

There was a large number of visitors from other states too. Summer holidays for children has been an additional factor for the rush. Vehicles too caused jams often during the past three days.

Homestays and accommodations have been running full. The only worry for the civic officials is the litter being thrown around by the tourists. Madikeri otherwise being a beautiful city, only the trash thrown around could be an eyesore.

image005Madikeri-raja's-seat-20160524-005 image004Madikeri-raja's-seat-20160524-004 image003Madikeri-raja's-seat-20160524-003 image002Madikeri-raja's-seat-20160524-002 image001Madikeri-raja's-seat-20160524-001

Raja’s Seat has a historical significance and importance. The rulers of Kodagu are said to have been watching the sunset from the end-point in the company of their queens a few centuries ago. During the British rule too, the spot continued to be a favourite place. Hence, it has been named so.

Over the years, the department of tourism and the civic body have ensured a lot of renovations and beautification at the place.

special correspondent
Pics Ramachandra / Impact

Leave a Reply

Please enter your comment!

The opinions, views, and thoughts expressed by the readers and those providing comments are theirs alone and do not reflect the opinions of www.mangalorean.com or any employee thereof. www.mangalorean.com is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information supplied by the readers. Responsibility for the content of comments belongs to the commenter alone.  

We request the readers to refrain from posting defamatory, inflammatory comments and not indulge in personal attacks. However, it is obligatory on the part of www.mangalorean.com to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments to the concerned authorities upon their request.

Hence we request all our readers to help us to delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by informing us at  info@mangalorean.com. Lets work together to keep the comments clean and worthful, thereby make a difference in the community.

Please enter your name here