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Ainmanes

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 Aivathoklu Features The 13 roomed Thelappanda Ainmane at  is has got a narrow veranda with two pillars and a simple aimara. The walls in the Veranda are embedded with two half columns at both… read more »

Thethi Thethi is the narrow walk- way and is about one and half feet width. About They are found all around the outside walls of a house on its raised foundation, usually in the ainmanes…. read more »

Thombe Kann Small holes made in the walls of the house, aligned on facing walls in both east – west and north – south directions to allow free movement of air and allow cross ventilation…. read more »

Location Kavadi Features Othe pore with two roofs, angular supports to the roof in front, and a gate at the top of the steps to the verandah from the yard in front. The broad  verandah  has aimaras on… read more »

Location Kunjalageri Features All doors and windows are new and have hardly any carvings. It is facing the east direction. The floor is fully cemented. The roof was tiled in 1947. There are 10 number of… read more »

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