The Madikeri Fort has an intriguing historical past. It was initially built of mud, and later replaced to the present structure by Tipu Sultan. The grand monument houses an Anglican church, a temple, a prison and a museum. Offering a panoramic views of the city, the entrance of the fort is adorned by two fascinating mortar elephants. The fort also holds remnants of the erstwhile British era, including a vintage clock tower. Bring your cameras and explore the splendour of this magnificent fort. Sunsets viewed from the fort are simply magical. The Anglican church within the fort was built in 1855 AD and has beautiful stained glass paintings. Presently it has been converted into a museum and is under the management of the state archaeology department.