• Rangaji Temple

Rangaji Temple

Rangaji Temple

The Rangaji Temple, built in 1851, is 30 m high and has traditional Gopuram on the lines of south Indian architecture, a Rajput style (architecture) entrance gate and an Italian influenced colonnade. Inside the temple there is a 15m high pillar.This is dedicated to Lord Ranganatha or Rangaji depicted as Lord Vishnu in his Sheshashayi pose, resting on the coils of the sacred Shesha-nag. The temple built in the Dravidian style has a tall gopuram (gateway) of six storeys and a gold plated Dhwaja Stambha, 50 feet high. A water tank and a picturesque garden lie within the temple enclosure. The annual festival of Jal Vihar of the presiding deity is performed with great pomp and splendour at the tank. The temple is also famous for its 'Brahmotsav' celebration in March-April, more popularly known as the 'Rath ka Mela'. The ten day long celebrations are marked by the pulling of the rath (the chariot car) by the devotees from the temple to the adjoining gardens.

Timings Summer : (8:00 AM to 12:45 PM, 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM).

Timings Winter : (5:30 AM to 11:00 AM, 4:00 PM to 7:30 PM).