Golden Temple

The Emerald Green Backwaters

Hill Station Nature Pilgrimage Monastery

The Golden Temple is a Buddhist Temple included in the Namdroling Buddhist Monastery in Coorg. It is one of the key attractions in Coorg and is renowned for the serene ambience and Tibetan architecture of the Monastery.


  • Do not enter sacred places of the temple without abiding to the rules.
  • Do not litter the temple premises.
  • Photography to be done after taking permission.

Coorg is well connected by road and is just 80 km from Kannur Airport. Buses ply from Coorg to Kannur frequently.

  • Nearest Major Railway Station: Mysore Railway Station (100 k.m)
  • Nearest Airport:
  • Kannur International Airport (80 k.m)

  • Pleasant climate and Serene ambience
  • Monastery Walks
  • Shopping near the temple
  • Photography Spots

What is the best time to visit Golden Temple?

Golden Temple is best to visit during the season from September to May.

Is public transportation available to Golden Temple?

Yes, there are public transport buses that connect Golden Temple to Mysore City.

Does Golden Temple have accommodation facilities?

Yes, there are luxurious accommodation facilities available in Coorg.


  • Languages Spoken: Kannada, English
  • Local Guides and Story Tellers are available on request at standard prices.
  • Timings: 9 AM - 6 PM, Prayer is at 1 PM and it is a wonderful experience to watch the prayer.

Detail Description

The famous Monastery or the Golden Temple is situated at a distance of 34 km from Madikeri and 5 km from Kushalnagar. Namdroling Monastery is a beautiful Buddhist Monastery situated in Bylakuppe. Bylakuppe is the second largest Tibetans settlement in India after Dharamshala. This Buddhist Monastery is one of the most popular tourist places to visit in Coorg.

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Experience

Visit to Golden Temple seems like a visit to a world that feels like a confluence of two culture, one of the Buddhism and other of the very Kodagu culture.

It is the kind of place that gives you peace of mind. The place is spread across a large swathe of land in the beautiful town of Bylakuppe. You reach here and find tranquillity in overdose, for people from the cities this works as an ideal getaway. The beautifully manicured garden leading to the sanctum are a sight to behold.

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