Weekend Trip to Srirangapatna, Karnataka
- Historical Sites and Bird Sanctuary
Summer 20 to 37°C
Winter 15 to 32°C
Distance / Traveling Time
From Bangalore: 125 kilometers / 2 h ,24 m
Best Time To Visit
An egg-shaped island formed by the two subdivisions of the Kaveri River, Srirangapatna is the historic capital of Tippu Sultan, famed for his brave struggle against the British and his father Hyder Ali. Known for its cultural, religious and historical significance, this town was named after its extremely popular Ranganathaswamy temple. As the city houses a number of tourist attractions, it becomes the perfect cultural weekend getaway from Bangalore. A visit to all of these is a must. You can have a relaxed vacation with your loved ones in the serene town of Srirangapatna. This small island town bustles with tourist activity all around the world.
How to Reach Srirangapatna
Mysore Juntion (MYS) is a nearest railway station from Srirangapatna, which is located at a distance of 19 km away. There are a few passenger trains and daily express from Bangalore to Mysore via Srirangapatna. You can get aboard any of these. Once at Mysore station, you can hire a taxi to go to Srirangapatna.
You can rent a cab. If you are traveling by car from Bangalore to Srirangapatna, opt for SH17 (the Bangalore-Mysore highway), which will pass through Srirangapatna. There is also an option of KSRTC-run as well as private buses.