Srirangapatna is located in the Mandya district of Karnataka, which is anglicized as Seringapatam during the British Rule, has a religious, cultural and historic place.
There is a temple of Lord Vishnu called Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple in here. The statue of Lord Vishnu is etched here which sleeps on the great snake Anantha.
Srirangapatna is supposed to be one of the largest temples in the state. This place is also Tipus death bed. Body of Tipu Sultan was found here. The summer place of Tipu sultan called was built here in the year 1784. It is made of teak and is now a museum which houses things owned by Tipu and things from his era.
There is a tomb situated in the eastern side of Sriranapatna that has been constructed in the memory of Hyder Ali by Tipu. The best time to visit this place is in the months of Jan and December.
How to Reach
Bangalore - Mandya - Srirangapatna
Nearest Town: Mysore (20 km), Mandya (25 km)
Distance from Bangalore: 125 km
Best Time to Visit: September to March.
Mysore: There are endless things to see and do. There is majestic Mysore palace, beautiful Brindavan Gardens, Chamundi Hills, Art Galleries, The mysore zoo and several other places that will make visit to Mysore a memorable one.
Bandipur National Park: Nestled in the foothills of the Western Ghats, Bandipur National Park is known for its tiger population. The park shelters some of the most rare and endangered species of Indian Wildlife.
Its reported that there is a high population of elephants and tigers in the sanctuary.
Kabini Reservoir: This Wildlife Sanctuary, situated on the banks of River Kabini, features a large quaint lake surrounded by verdant landscape.
Nagarhole National Park: This national park is a bio-sphere reserve. It is nestled in the Western Ghats of Karnataka, and is surrounded by shallow valleys and gentle slopes on all sides.
Nagarhole is blessed with some of the rare species of Indian Wildlife . It hosts a diverse variety of trees and shrubs, and animal life. Over 250 species of birds have been recorded.