Srirangapatnam

Srirangapatnam

  • Mysore
  • Karnataka
  • India
#2
Amont Things to Do in Mysore
  • Built In Year 1784
  • Other Attraction Ranganathaswamy temple
  • Elevation 679 metres
  • Area 13 km2

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Srirangapatnam, Mysore Overview

14 Kms. northeast of Mysore is Srirangapatnam, an island fortress and the capital of Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan. Tipu�s summer palace, Daria Daulat, has now been turned into a museum. Made of teak, this Indo-Saracenic structure has ornate and beautiful frescoes. The fort holds within it, a mosque and the Ranganatha Swamy Temple.

 

A kilometer east of the fort is the Daria Daulat Bagh, the summer palace of Tipu Sultan built in 1784. It's adorned with ornate and beautiful frescoes and now houses a museum with a collection of family memorabilia and paintings depicting Tipu Sultan's campaigns against the British. Nearby is the Gumbaz, the onion-domed mausoleum of Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan.

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