Srirangapatna

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Srirangapatna

An island town in the river Cauvery, Srirangapatna is located almost 18 kilometers from Mysore. This town is considered a masterpiece of the Vijayanagar and Hoysala styles. This is evident from the many monuments.

The major attraction of the town is the Ranganathaswamy temple, which is the center of pilgrimage for the Vaishnavites. You find tourists in thousands flocking here. This is one of the largest temples dedicated to Lord Vishnu.

This place has many sites which are important in history as this was a capital of Tipu Sultan and Hyder Ali. The different monuments here have been nominated as world heritage sites by UNESCO.

Srirangapatna is enriched with scenery that is a boon. You have military warehouses, temples and also waterfalls. All this and more make Srirangapatna a ‘must visit’ place.

All the bird lovers can enjoy this place all the more due to the presence of a bird sanctuary that houses different species of birds.