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Enthrall by the Refreshing Iruppu falls in Coorg

The enchanting Iruppu falls is situated in the Brahmagiri Range of Kodagu district in Karnataka, almost 48 kilometers from Virajpet. It is one of the most worth-visiting waterfalls near Bangalore, lying on the highway to Nagarhole.

It is a freshwater cascade surrounded by lavish green Western Ghats. The roaring waters, picturesque silent thick woods, and the Brahmagiri Peak together make this place a favorite weekend getaway.

During the monsoons, witness the eye-catching view of the spectacular Iruppu falls. It plunges 170 feet in two different stages from the Brahmagiri hills that later become a part of the Lakshmana Teertha River.

Among the several waterfalls near Bangalore, Iruppu falls is believed to possess the power to cleanse sins, for which devotees take bath here. There is a Rameshwara Temple, situated nearby where a lot of pilgrims visit during the festival of Shivratri. A Shri Rama temple is also located near to this Shiva temple.

According to the Mythological history, Lord Lakshaman shot an arrow towards Brahmagiri hills, thus creating Iruppu falls, also known as Lakshmana Tirtha Falls. Enjoy the beautiful symphony created from the ravishing velocity of the gushing waters of the waterfalls.

Ipsita Sinha

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