Maddur is a town situated on the banks of River Shimsha in Mandya district, Karnataka.
Paddy and coconut growing is the main occupation of the people living here.
It is now known as Tender coconut capital of India as 300 truck loads are sent daily to other Indian states like Punjab, Maharashtra, Kolkata, Goa, Hyderabad and Ahmedabad.
The ancient temples at Maddur attract many devotees.
Situated almost in the middle of Bangalore and Mysore, it is a perfect place to halt and sip filter coffee munching on delicious Maddur Vada (fritters).
Ugra Narasimha Temple
Hole Anjaneya Temple
Places of interest nearby:
Mallur Krishna temple
Type of place: Town
Situated: Mandya district, Karnataka
Distance: 80 km from Bangalore and 60 from Mysore
Transport: Well connected by road and rail
Facilities: Restaurants with rest rooms are dotted on the highway