Honnamana Kere – A Lake in Holy Place
Honnamana Kere is the small Lake with the story of Honnamma in Sulimalthe Village just 6 km away from Somwarpet town of Kodagu District. It is the biggest natural lake in Coorg, there is a temple which belongs to Deity Honamma and the name of the lake derived from deity Honamma the story according to the legend a deity Honamma sacrificed her life for the people’s well-being. Once a year during the Gowri festival peoples gather here and a special Pooja conducted.
The lake is surrounded by peaks, cliffs with thick green trees and coffee plantations, climate here pleasant. As surrounded by mountain ranges and green forests is best for sightseeing. Some improvement has recently been undertaken.