Srirangapatna (also called Srirangapatanam) is an historical town located near Mysore in the district of Mandya. Srirangapatna is an egg-shaped island formed by the two subdivisions of river Cauvery. The River splits into two before the town and its two canals, called Poorvavahini and Paschimavahini, encircle the place, forming this small island town.
Srirangapatna gets its name from the Ranganatha Swamy Temple that dominates its landscape.
Darya Daulat Bagh, Colonel Bailey's Dungeon, Ranganatha Swamy Temple, Sangam, Srirangapatna Fort, Obelisk, Gumbaz, Jumma Masjid, Tipu's Death Place, Venkataramana Temple, Museum, Ranganatithu Bird Sanctuary, etc.
Srirangapatna is one of the amazing destinations of Karnataka to spend a fantastic weekend. This small township is located just 17 kms from the city of Mysore, which is known for its religious, cultural and historic importance. Srirangapatna is an important Vaishnavite site and is frequented by many pilgrims. Earlier the place served as the capital of Mysore when Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan ruled over it. So, many of the attractions that one finds in here, are related to him.
Today, Srirangapatna has transformed into a definite hot spot for tourists while on an exploratory expedition to Mysore. The best feature about this place is that though it is a small town; it caters to the interest of one and all. The place forwards various artistic and magnificent monuments and forts. Apart from this, there are also temples and picnic spots. So whether it is reveling in the past or having a good time outside or being in unison with the almighty, the place has something for everyone.
Bangalore is 123 kms.