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Srirangaptna (also called Seringapatnam) is an historical town located near Mysore. Kaveri River splits into two before the town and its two canals, called Poorvavahini and Paschimavahini, encircle the place, forming this small island town.

Srirangapatna gets its name from the Ranganatha Swamy Temple that dominates its landscape. The temple is one of the major Vaishnavite pilgrim destination in the region. Srirangapatna also has its place in history as a vassal of Vijayanagar empire, which was captured by the king of Mysore in early 17th century. In later years it became of the capital city of Tipu Sultan who was killed by the British Army in the battle of Seringapatam in 1799.

Today, the tourist town is known for its historical remains as well as natural attractions of the riverine ecology surrounding the town.

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