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Srirangapattnam

Srirangapattnam is located in Mandhya district of Karnataka, just about 13kms from Mysore, on the Bangalore- Mysore Highway.

History

The entire town is an island enclosed by River Kaveri. This town was the capital of the Warrior-Kings Hyder Ali and his son Tipu Sultan. It is from here that Tippu Sultan challenged the British soldiers.

Attractions

Ranganathaswamy Temple: The temples was built by the Gangas in 9th century. Many come here to immerse the ashes of the departed and perform obsequies to their ancestors in these waters.

Daria Daulat Bagh: This was the summer palace of Tipu Sultan. It is situated on the banks of Cauvery river.

Masjid-E-Ala or JamiaMasjid, Gumbaz, Colonel Bailey’s Dungeon, Place of Martyrdom.

How to reach

Located 13 km from Mysore, 127kms towards Bangalore

Nearest Town : Srirangapatna

Rail: Srirangapatna

Air: Mysore Airport .