Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple near Tiruchirappalli is one of the most magnificent temples in India.
Built in the Dravidian architectural style, it is dedicated to Ranganatha, a form of Lord Vishnu. Historical evidence shows that the temple was founded sometime in the 1st century CE during the Sangam period. The temple is a famous pilgrimage center in India; it draws thousands of visitors every day who come to marvel at the art and architecture and pay their respects to the deity.
There are 49 Vishnu shrines in the temple and you need to pass seven gopurams to reach the inner sanctum where Lord Ranganatha can be seen reclining on a five-headed snake.Places nearby:
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