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Asia » India » Karnataka » Srirangapattana January 1st 2015

Leaving Hassan after our great day in Shravanabelagola our next destination was Mysore, a city where we have been before (here is our last blog of Mysore). We had an Ok place to stay last time in Mysore but this time we wanted to be a bit closer to town. That is why we ended up in the famous MB International Hotel. It was indeed close to town, just a 10 minutes walk away from the Central bus stand. We were welcomed very friendly - our room was small but looked clean and ok. We were relieved as we had booked 4 nights here. We went for a quick walk around town and a bite to eat for dinner. As we had planned a special trip for the next day, we went to bed early - ... read more
in the Jamia Masjid
washing day at the river
Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple

Asia » India » Karnataka » Srirangapattana October 26th 2009

About Srirangapattana I visit Srirangapattana when I go to Mysore from Bengaluru. This town in the Mandya district of the Indian state of Karnataka. It is located near the city of Mysore (19 km) and is of great religious, cultural and historic importance. The town of Srirangapattana, which derives its name from the lord Sri Ranganatha swamy temple. Sri Ranganatha swamy temple is a temple dedicated to the Hindu god Ranganatha , a manifestation of Vishnu and is one of the Pancharanga Kshetras . The temple is one of a set of three major temples that are built on three different islands on the Kaveri and are dedicated to lord Ranganatha. Lord Ranganatha (Vishnu) has been dedicated at three pilgrimages. Those are … * Adi Ranga at Srirangapattana. * Madhya Ranga at Shivanasamudra. * Antya Ranga ... read more

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