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Srirangam is located 2 km north of Tiruchirappalli. The main deity is Lord Ranganatha, or Lord Vishnu, reclining on Sesa Naga. This temple is the foremost of the eight self-manifested shrines of Lord Vishnu (Swayam Vyakta Ksetras). It is also considered the most important of the 108 main Vishnu temples (Divya Desams).

he temple has 21 gopurams (towers). The main southern entrance 13- storey gopuram, called Raja-gopuram, is the largest in India. It was finished in 1987 and is 72m (235 feet) high. The passage under this tower is about 30m (100 ft) long.

Source:bvml.org

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  • Copyright: lakshmi partha (lakshmip1949) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2560 W: 0 N: 2990] (19110)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2011-06-07
  • Categories: Architecture
  • Exposure: f/8, 1/200 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2012-03-17 3:51
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