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Practicalities

Frequent buses from Mysore City Bus Stand (including #313 & #316) and all the Mysore–Bangalore trains pull in near the temple and fort. Srirangapatnam is a small island, but places of interest are quite spread out; tongas, auto-rickshaws and bicycles are available on the main road near the bus stand. The KSTDC hotel-cum-restaurant, Mayura River View (t 08236/252114; Rs1201–2000), occupies a pleasant spot beside the River Kaveri, 3km from the bus stand; another good option is the smart and elegant Fort View Resorts (t 08236/252777; Rs701–3000), set in its own grounds not far from the fort entrance.

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