About Obelisk Monument inside Fort

The obelisk is located to the north-west of the fort at Srirangapatna, where the British troop were successful in breaching the fort. It is erected in memory of Josiah Webbe by Dewan Purnayya in AD. 1804. Resting on a small platform, the pillar juts out with a conical top, which also contains a tablet on its eastern face.

Monument Information

How To Reach

  • Nearest Airport : Bangalore International Airport, Mysore Airport Bangalore International Airport, Mysore Airport
  • Nearest Railway Station : Srirangapatna Railway Station
  • Nearest Bus Station : Srirangapatna Bus Station

Opening Hours

  • Opening Time : 9.00 A.M.
  • Closing Time :5.00 P.M.


  • Monsoon : Average Rainfall: 613 mm

    Summer : Maximum Temperature: 37°C

    Winter : Minimum Temperature: 15°C

    Recommended Season to Visit : September to March

Facilities available At the Monument

  • Signages (In Braille as well)
  • Drinking Water Facility
  • Toilets for Ladies & Gentleman
  • Dust bins / Garbage
  • Solid Waste Disposal
  • Drainage
  • Ramps
  • Benches
  • Ticket Booth
  • Parking
  • Visitor circulation path
  • Publication counter
  • Brochures
  • Inspection room
  • Booking office
  • Camp Office

Accommodation near the monument

  • ASI Bangalore Circle Guest House at PuratatvaBhavan Mysore

Contact Details

  • Mr. Arun Raj T
  • Phone: 91-080-25537348 22522532(T-f) 8236252045
  • E-mail: circleban.asi@gmail.com

Ticket Information

Terms & Conditions

  • The e-ticket is not transferable.
  • Entry Fee is not refundable.
  • E-ticket cancellations are not permitted.
  • The Monument is open for visitors between sunrise and sunset.
  • Visitor shall be required to show photo identity proof in original at the entry to the monument.
  • Edibles are not allowed inside the monument.
  • Inflammable/dangerous/explosive articles are not allowed.