Shrirangapattana (also spelled Shrirangapattana; anglicized to Seringapatam during the British Raj) is a town in Mandya district of the Indian state of Karnataka. It is located near the city of Mysore and is of great religious, cultural and historic importance.

Tipu Sultan Summer Palace

Daria Daulat Bagh (Summer Palace) of Tipu Sultan was constructed in the year 1784 and is an extant reminder of Tipu's love for the verdant environs and open space. Daria Daulat Bagh was his summer palace where the exhausted Tipu sought repose after his physically and mentally draining confrontations with the British. Daria Daulat Bagh (Summer Palace) of Tipu Sultan with graceful proportions and arabesque work in rich colors is a fine example of Saracenic architecture.


Gumbaz is situated in Srirangapattana and is the mausoleum of Tiger of Mysore – Tipu Sultan, his father Hyder Ali and his mother Fathima Begum. The Gumbaz stands out against the background of the beautiful green Lalbagh Gardens. The Gumbaz was built by Tipu Sultan around 1782-1784. It is built on a raised platform and has open balcony supported by black basalt pillars. The tomb door are intricately carved and engraved with ivory. The tomb itself is imposing and large.


Sangam is a spot 3 km away from Srirangapatna where the other branch of the river Cauvery - Loakpavani is reunited in jubilant enthusiasm. The Sangam is otherwise known as the confluence of rivers. It is located near a temple. A dip in the Sangam is considered to be holy. There is a common belief among people that their sins can be washed away by this holy dip. This is an admired picnic spot and is a exquisite place. From here the river Cauvery flows into the Mettur Dam in Tamil Nadu.

Sriranganathan Temple

The Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple in Srirangam, Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu, India is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Ranganatha, a reclining form of Lord Vishnu. It is the first and foremost among the 108 Divya Desams, the holy abodes of Lord Vishnu. It is also considered to be one among the eight Svayam Vyakta Ksetras ("self-manifested shrines") of Lord Vishnu. The temple is also well known for its architectural grandeur.

Ranganthittu Bird Sanctuary

Ranganthittu Bird Sanctuary is a Bird Sanctuary in the Mandya District of the state of Karnataka in India. It is a very small sanctuary, being only 67 km. in area, and comprises six islets on the banks of the Kaveri River. The islets came into being when a dam across the Kaveri river was built in the 18th century. The ornithologist Dr. Salim Ali observed that the isles formed an important nesting ground for birds, and persuaded the Wodeyar kings of Mysore to declare the area a wildlife sanctuary in 1940.