The city of Chikmagalur is famous for its coffee. The name, when translated, means ‘the town of the younger daughter’. Legend has it that this city was gifted by the King Rukmanda to his younger daughter as a wedding gift. Nearby, at a distance of 5km, there is a town known as Hiremagalur, which means ‘the town of the elder daughter’. Coffee was introduced in the 17th century and since then it is one of the major crops grown here.
The Chikmagalur city and its outskirts are famous as tourist attractions. There are some well-known hill stations and waterfalls which attract thousands of visitors annually. This land of coffee is a very popular destination. So what are you waiting for? Book your air or rail tickets for Chikmagalur today!. Also, since it is a popular tourist destination in the state of Karnataka.