Resorts in Srirangapatna
Srirangapatna, an island of river Cauvery, is famous in the history as capital of Tipu Sultan, the tiger of Mysore. Apart from the rich history, Srirangapatna is a scenic small town with a laid-back attitude. It is a popular weekend getaway from Bangalore attracting history buffs, pilgrims and wildlife enthusiasts.
Must Visit Attractions
One can start visiting the attractions in the order below either in their own vehicle or hiring an Autoricksaw. For each of the attraction, we have provided links to resources that brings the historical significance of each attraction
- Ranganathaswamy Temple ( Temple Timings : 7:30 AM – 1 PM; 4 PM to 8 PM)
- Jama Masjid – Where Tipu Sultan used to offer Namaz
- Col. Bailey’s Dungeon
- Olelisk marking spot where Tipu’s body was found
- Daria Daulat Bagh
- Nimishamba temple
Key attractions at Srirangapatna have also been listed here
Ranganthitu Bird Sanctuary
Ranganthitu Bird Sanctuary, just 4 Kms from Srirangapatna, used to be a favourite of Dr. Salim Ali, the famous Ornithologist.
- Season : June – November
- Ranganthitu Timings: Open 8:30 AM to 6 PM
There are number of resorts on the banks of river Cauvery. Given its proximity to Bangalore, most of these resorts are booked during weekends. It is better to book in advance