Gaddige also was known as Raja’s tomb is located in one of the beautiful hill station of Karnataka, Madikeri, Coorg. Lord Shiva is placed and worshipped inside the tomb. This is popular and thousands of the tourists visit here. The monument contains the mortal remains of the royal Kodavas. Gaddige or the tombs are built in the Muhammadan style with tombs at the centre and turrets at the corners.
Spectacular View of Madikeri Town can be seen from Gaddige. There are several scenic monuments and temples around Gaddige such asMuttappa Temple, Basaveshwara Temple, Honnamana Kere and Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary.
The tombs are in the style of Muslim architecture with domes in the centre and turrets at the angles. There are three tombs built for the royal dynasty. The central tomb which is the largest among the three is of Kodava king Doddaveerarajendra and his wife Mahadeviamma. To the right is the tomb of Lingarajendra, built by his son Chikkaveerarajendra in A.D.1820. To the left is the tomb of Royal priest Rudrappa, built in A.D 1834. The bars of windows made of brass have fine engravings. The grounds surrounding the tombs have encroached. It is important for both history lovers as well as nature lovers.