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Ainmanes are the ancestral homes of the native communities in Kodagu. Each Ainmane belongs to a particular Okka that is identified. These traditional houses of Koḍagu have a unique architectural style. They date from about 150 to 450 years ago, and have evolved over a period of earlier times. 

Location Ikola Features The 8 roomed Ainmane of Palanganda Okka has two roofs, where the Upper roof is tiled and the lower roof is cemented and Painted with white. The verandah has got – Wooden… read more »

Location Naladi, Kakkabbe Features The ainmane is of type “Mund Mane” facing west, towards Igguthappa temple. The ainmane has flat RCC roof without tiles, whereas they have given a tiled roof surrounding the house with… read more »

About the Okka Paradanda Okka is based out of Naladi, Kakkabe which is about 35 Kms from Madikeri. Ages ago, when Igguthappa, his two brothers and sister reached bank of Ambala River they were all… read more »

Pathaaya Pathaaya refers to a room like enclosure made with wooden planks to store paddy. This is usually built in or near a house/ainmane. About They are usually built above the ground to keep the… read more »

Location Devanageri Features Puggera Ainmane, is the third ainmane which has 6 rooms including kitchen. The ainmane is in the form of Othe pore, containing Nellakki nadubade with hanging lamp and a photo of Baithurappa…. read more »

Location Bollarimad Features 10 roomed Ainmane of Puttichanda okka has got othe pore with 2 roofs and also a bakka Pore. Wooden Paneled walls can be seen in the veranda with the carvings of lotuses, birds… read more »

Location Napoklu Features The 10 roomed Ainmane is of type mund mane which has got 2 roofs and veranda with 2 doors to its left and right. The pillars in the mund were cemented about… read more »

Location Kolathod-Baigod Features Othe pore with two roofs. Stone steps from the yard in front lead to the middle of the verandah. The house has two verandahs, one in front and one at the back…. read more »

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