Timings : 7:30 AM - 1:00 PM, 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Time Required : 2-3 hrs
Entry Fee : General Entry: Free,
Quick Darshan: INR 250,
Vishwaroopa Seva: INR 50
Dress Code : Nothing Specific. Modest attire where the visitor is decently covered.
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 an avatar of Lord Vishnu in Hindu religion. Do take a minute to notice the beautiful carvings at the entrance Gopuram of the temple. The complex is surrounded by the 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.
In Hinduism, the Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple in Srirangapatna is considered as one of the five most important and sacred shrines devoted to Lord Vishnu. These sites are called Pancharanga Kshetram and are of very high religious importance. The presiding deity of this temple is the Adi Ranga, or the 'first Ranga'. The temple has a rich history associated with it and is visited by devotees from all over the world. It comes under the Archaeological Survey of India.
The idol of Lord Ranganatha is seen in a reclining posture over the Sheshanaga. An inscription in the temple premises indicates that the shrine was first sanctified around 984 AD. Innumerable architectural intricacies make the Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple an enthralling architectural marvel and must be included on your list of places to visit.
$ 22 onwards
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