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Sri Ranganatha Perumal Temple is a Lord Vishnu temple in Srirangam near Trichy town in Tamil Nadu. It is one of the 108 divya desams where Lord Vishnu was worshipped by Periyalwar, Nammalwar and all 11 alwars.

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Parking Difficulty : Easy
Walking Needed : Less than 100 meters inside the temple
Time Needed : 20-30 minutes
Open Timings : 5.00 AM to 12:00 Noon and from 4.00 PM to 8.00 PM
Still Photography : Not Allowed inside the Inner Sanctum
Video Photography : Not Allowed inside the Inner Sanctum
Moolavar : Thirumeninaathar / Sornamalai
Sthala Vruksham : Arasu /Punnai
Theertham : Bhagaveri River (Gundaaru)
Traditional Name: Thiruchuzhi
Padal : Sundarar
Tropical Climate for most part of the year. Wear Cotton (March-November)
Wear Traditional Dress. Cover yourself decently
Avoid Shoes
Nearest Railway Station : Kodai Road Railway Station
Nearest Airport : Madurai Airport
Nearest National Highway : NH32
Nearest Landmark : Kodai Market

You will be surprised there lives a town within a temple. With 21 towers and 7 wall enclosures, it has a unique culture of its own. Spread across 0.68 sq.kms, the temple, caressed by river Cauvery and Kollidam, the place is lush green with mango trees, old rustic house and traditional households retaining the old village charm of yesteryears. The raja gopuram is a magnificent one with 72 meters high. There is also a museum and a library for the history buffs.

The 1000 pillar mandapam is rich in sculptures as well as many delerict places. If you are keen, you can walk around and dig out history by yourself.

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