Best Places to Visit in Srirangapatna


I became a fan of Tipu Sultan just after watching the famous “Sword of Tipu Sultan” on Doordarshan during the early 90’s. Ironically at that time our family used to stay in Bangalore (Bengaluru) and we had visited Mysore (Mysuru) many times but never Srirangapatna.

Somehow this year I managed a plan to a two day trip to Mysore and I had made my mind that I would definitely visit Srirangapatna. The train was horribly late and by the time we reached Mysore it was nearly mid-day. After a quick lunch, we set off to Srirangapatna on a hired car. The weather was fine with occasional drizzle making the drive very pleasant. Srirangapatna is like a twin town of Mysore and takes just forty-five minutes. The time was short and I wanted to complete seeing all the places of interest in Srirangapatna.

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Places TO Visit In Fatehpur Sikri

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Having travelled across Rajasthan (Jaipur à Ajmer – Pushkar à Jaisalmer à Jodhpur) I had finally reached Agra for a brief stopover before heading home finally. I have already told you about some of the tourist locations that you can travel across Agra including the famous Taj Mahal so this is the final blog in the series and I will take you to Fatehpur Sikri.

For this trip I had booked a car, alternately you can take an Auto also but since they travel quite slower thus will take more time. It takes around and hour (36 Kilometres) to reach Fatehpur Sikri and it is to take note that the car actually does not go all the way to the top of the ridge as all tourist vehicles need to park at a designated spot. You can either walk all the way up but that would be quite a walk.

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