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Sri Biligiri Ranganathaswamy Temple  

  Mysuru , Karnataka.
FREE

  • Spiritual
    Category
    Spiritual
  • duration
    Duration
    1 - 2 Hours
  • mobile_voucher
    Mobile Voucher
    Accepted
  • accepts donations
    Donation
    Accepts
  • parking
    Parking
    Available
  • drinking water
    Drinking water
    Available
  • staircase
    Staircase
    Available
  • baby friendly
    Couple
    Friendly
  • ExploreBees
    Baby
    Friendly
  • sitting area
    Sitting Area
    Available
  • baggage counter
    Baggage counter
    Available
  • footwear counter
    Footwear Counter
    Available
  • prayer room
    Prayer room
    Available
  • cctv
    Cctv
    Available
  • dustbin
    Dustbin
    Available

Ticket

  • free entry
    free entry

Description

Sri Biligiri Ranganathaswamy Temple is the famous temple of Lord Ranganatha or Lord Venkatesha which is situated on the highest peak of the Biligiriranga Hills. This hill belongs to the Chamarajnagar district of Karnataka state. located 82 KM from Mysore and 175 KM from Bangalore, Situated in a southern part of Karnataka, Biligiri Rangana Hills (also called Biligiri Rangana Betta in the local language, Kannada) is famous for hill area with beautiful scenery. Sri Biligiri Ranganathaswamy Temple situated on the 'white cliff' which gives the hill its name. The local form of the deity is called Biligiri Ranga and is depicted in a unique standing position. There are idols of Ramanuja and Alwars installed in the temple. Next to the Ranganathaswamy temple is the Mahalakshmi temple. Sri Biligiri Ranganathaswamy Temple is a historic temple with a history more than 500 years, built entirely of granite stone. You have to climb about 150 steps to reach the temple.

The Annual Car festival of the deity held during “Vaishakha “in the month of April, is famous in the region and attracts several pilgrims from other places too. The local tribes present a large pair of slippers measuring 1 foot and 9 inches, made up of skin, to the Ranganathaswamy once in two years.

During February-March, there will be a car festival in Biligiri Rangana Hills and attracts a lot of devotees across several Southern states of India. Tonsuring, offering goat and chicken is a common scene during the festival. Some tribes stay here and there are a lot of developmental activities taken up by the Government of Karnataka for them. On top of the hill, there are several picnic spots that are a must-see. This place is also known for a wildlife sanctuary.


Operational Hours

January to December
Monday 06:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Tuesday 06:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Wednesday 06:00 AM - 06:00 AM
Thursday 06:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Friday 06:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Saturday 06:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Sunday 06:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Last Admission 05:00 PM

Things to carry

  • id card
    Id card
  • camera
    camera
  • selfi stick
    Selfi stick
  • water bottle
    Water bottle
  • sunglasses
    Sunglasses
  • cap
    Cap
  • medicine
    Medicine
  • sun cream
    Sunscreen
  • power bank
    Power Bank

Things Not Allowed

  • no alcohol
    alcohol
  • no footware
    Footwear
  • no weapons
    Weapons
  • no pets
    Pets
  • no skate board
    Skate board
  • no smoking
    Smoking
  • no wifi
    Wifi
  • no plastic bag
    Plastic Bag

Near By

  • atm
    ATM
    20.0 KM
  • fuel station
    Fuel Station
    25.0 KM
  • restaurant
    Restaurant
    1.5 KM
  • hospital
    Hospital
    40.0 KM
  • pharmacy
    Pharmacy
    40.0 KM
  • hotel
    Hotel
    40.0 KM
  • bus stop
    Bus Stop
    0.5 KM

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