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Srirangapatna is a town in Mandya District.



Located on an island in the Cauvery River, the town of Srirangapatna was once the fortress capital of the region controlled by Hyder Ali and his son Tipu Sultan.

Get in

  • Most buses plying the Bangalore to Mysore route stop in the town.
  • By Train :

Most of the trains that ply from Bangalore to Mysore stop here. However it is recommended that you take an early morning train, as this gives an ample window to explore the place.

Get around


  • Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple.
  • Tipu's Death Place The body of Tipu Sultan was found here.
  • Daria Daulat Bagh - the summer palace of Tipu Sultan. It was constructed in 1784 and is made of teak.
  • Sangam (of four rivers).
  • Gumbaz - This tomb and mosque was built by Tipu Sultan as a tribute to his illustrious father Hyder Ali (1722 - 1784 A.D.), after his death.

The gumbaz is situated at the eastern extreme of Srirangapatna. It enshrines the cenotaphs of Hyder Ali, his wife Fakr-Un-Nisa and Tipu Sultan, after his death in 1799 A.D.


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