Srirangam Island, a river island situated within the city of Trichy in Tamil Nadu, India. It is formed by the river Kaveri and the Kollidam; a tributary of Kaveri. The island is 19 miles 31 KM in length and 1.5 miles 2.4 KM wide. It is bounded by the upper Anaicut to the west and The Grand Anaicut to the east. The town of Srirangam is a prominent Hindu Vaishnav Pilgrimage centre, is located at the centre of the island.
Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple is located in the island of Srirangam. The area of the temple is 67,90,000 sq ft and its perimeter is 10,710 ft. The temple is enclosed with seven Prakaras. The main tower of the temple which is called Raja Gopuram, is 72 m tall. It is the tallest temple tower in Asia. Apart from this main tower, there are 21 towers in the temple, each with uniqueness. All the tower in the temple are sculpted with the excellent art work by the ancient artistic legends.
Srirangam town has a very good economy, as it flourishes many devotees. People from all over the world come to worship the idol of Sri Ranganathaswamy. Vaikunta Ekadashi is the festival when the devotees from all over the world gather at this temple.