Here are the top 16 tourist attractions to see in Srirangapatna:

1. Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary

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5 km
from city center
1 out of 16
places to visit in Srirangapatna

Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary aka Pakshi Kashi of Karnataka is a bird sanctuary located in the Mandya District of Karnataka in India. It is claimed to be the largest bird sanctuary in the state, covering only 0.67 sq kms of area in the near about 40 acres. It comprises of six islets on the banks of the Kaveri river. Ranganathittu, placed three kilometers away from the ancient town of Srirangapatna and 16 kilometres north of Mysore attracts numerous travellers during, which its notability and grandure is displayed.

2. Gumbaz

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2 km
from city center
2 out of 16
places to visit in Srirangapatna

The Gumbaz, or the burial chamber of Tipu Sultan and his parents is one of the most prominent structures of the city, with doors crafted from ivory, sprawling corridors and walls with tiger stripes, said to be a favorite of Mysore's very own tiger, a mosque and a beautifully laid out garden.

3. Balmuri Falls

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10 km
from city center
3 out of 16
places to visit in Srirangapatna

Balmuri Falls are actually a man made reservoir constructed across River Kaveri and an ideal picnic spot. It is also a popular filming location for South Indian film makers.

4. Dariya Daulat Baug

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0 km
from city center
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places to visit in Srirangapatna

The Summer Palace of Tipu Sultan, this was built in 1784. A wooden palace set amongst splendid gardens and flower beds it also features exquisite paintings along the elaborate interiors of the palace.

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5. Sangam

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3 km
from city center
5 out of 16
places to visit in Srirangapatna

At the confluence of Cauvery and Arkavathi rivers, this picnic spot is famous among tourists for its richness of flora and fauna.

6. Kere Thonnur

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0 km
from city center
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places to visit in Srirangapatna

A lake once named Moti Talab by Tipu Sultan, is today one of the most loved spots for boating, swimming and picnics in the area.

7. Karighatta Temple

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2 km
from city center
7 out of 16
places to visit in Srirangapatna

A temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu, atop a hill, offering a view of the hills, valleys, cities and monument s all around with strands of River Cauvery brushing on one of its sides.

8. Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple

3.5 /5

2 km
from city center
8 out of 16
places to visit in Srirangapatna

Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, a beautifully carved temple complex, is located in Srirangapatna in the south-western state of Karnataka, India. The temple is dedicated to Lord Ranganatha who is considered as an avatar of Lord Vishnu in Hindu religion. The temple complex brightens up as the sun rises and the vibe is so divine one cannot explain but only experience here. Pause and notice the exotic carvings on the gopuram before you enter the temple. The complex is surrounded by the beautiful River Kaveri which adds to the beauty of the temple. The ghats of the river are frequented for taking a dip before entering the holy temple complex.

9. Dodda Ghosai Ghat

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1 km
from city center
9 out of 16
places to visit in Srirangapatna

This place is a popular picnic spot on the way to the Nimishanbha Temple. Boating can also be enjoyed here.

10. Srirangapatnam Fort

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2 km
from city center
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places to visit in Srirangapatna

Displaying an Indo-Islamic style of architecture, this monument was constructed in 1537 by Kempe Gowda. The residence of Tipu Sultan was situated inside this fort.

11. City Shopping

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13 km
from city center
11 out of 16
places to visit in Srirangapatna

While in Srirangapatna, one can shop for local handicrafts and jewellery from shops around popular tourist places.

12. Mahadevapura

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9 km
from city center
12 out of 16
places to visit in Srirangapatna

A great picnic spot, tucked away near Bangalore, Mahadevpura is a quiet, small village in Srirangapatna. The place is currently a famous spot for tourists for its beautiful nature scapes, forest scenes and adventurous events. The place is also known as Ranganathittu locally. The Gende Hosalli Bird Sanctuary located in the village is undoubtedly one of the best in Karnataka. A well-maintained picnic spot is just a km away from the main village of Mahadevapura. Cauvery flows through the thick forest cover which surrounds the place, giving it a very picturesque look. The Chaluvanarayana Swamy Temple is also quite known of this area.

13. Nimishambha Temple

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1 km
from city center
13 out of 16
places to visit in Srirangapatna

Located on the banks of the River Kaveri, this temple is dedicated to Goddess Nimishambha, an incarnation of Goddess Parvati. The carvings on the temple tower are exquisite and are the main attraction here along with the idols of other Gods and Goddesses like Ganesha, Hanuman, Lakshmi and Saraswati.

14. Captain Bailey's Dungeon

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2 km
from city center
14 out of 16
places to visit in Srirangapatna

A brick and mortar fortress built for the imprisonment of Tipu's prisoners of war, it is named after Colonel Bailey who passes away here in 1780 AD. A cannon that had backfired and fallen into the dungeon during the military blockade and can be still seen here.

15. Jama Masjid, Srirangapatna

3.0 /5

1 km
from city center
15 out of 16
places to visit in Srirangapatna

Tipu Sultan's favorite mosque, this was built by him as a two storied building with two minarets and a small dome. It features a clock which has been functional for the past 97 years.

16. The Obelisk

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2 km
from city center
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places to visit in Srirangapatna

This monument is a commemoration of the place where Tipu Sultan breathed his last, killed in encounter due to the betrayal of his own men.

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