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Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, Srirangapatna

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Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple is the first of the five sacred sites along the river dedicated to a resting form of Lord Vishnu. The temple dates as far back as the 10th century, which can be seen from an inscription found at the site. Its most prominent feature is gopura (a tower) rising over the entrance gate. Pass through the pillared hall to get to the inner sanctum, which holds a statue of Lord Vishnu lying on the coil of the seven-headed serpent king--one of the primal beings in Hindu religion. Look for the three-dimensional reliefs depicting the same subject on one of the minor shrines in the courtyard. Plan to visit Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Srirangapatna attractions using our Srirangapatna vacation generator.
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  • Very holy ambience and felt very emotional when heard about the history of the temple and how long back it dates to. 
  • Sri Ranganathaswamy temple is 1000 years as old. The temple is inside srirangapatna city and entrance will be on your left if you are travelling from Mysore to Bangalore. If you are travelling on week...  more »
  • A beautiful historical nicely built and maintained Hindu temple of Lord Vishnu lying on sheshnag luxmiji towards his feet. Rare Darshana of feet. Many other deities in the Parikrama. Peaceful neat and...  more »
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  • A really amazing.old temple..with idols of lord rangnath swami (शेषशायी विष्णु) and devi laxmi..kuber, garuda.must visiting place..there is tipu sultans last place where his cremetion was done nera to this temple.historical place.
  • Huge idol of sleeping Sri Ranganathaswamy is very beautiful. Nearby places like Nimishamba Temple, Ganjam, Daria Daulat, Tipu Samadhi, Kaveri River, Jain temple, etc are worth visiting.
  • Nice old sacred Temple !! very big main deity of lord Ranganatha swamy in shayanasana !!
  • Visited in 2015. Beautiful temple on Kaveri River. Sri Ranganathaswami temple is must visit for temple lovers!
  • Lord Vishnu in Anantha Sahana Kola. Next to Srirangam in South India