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Jain Temple Shravana Belgola, Mysuru (Mysore)

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Admire the world’s tallest monolithic statue on the hilltop Jain Temple Shravana Belgola, an important Jain pilgrimage site. The Bahubali Statue, considered to be the world’s tallest monolithic statue 17.7 m (58 ft) stands on Vindhyagiri Hill at 1,020 m (3,347 ft) the end of a path with 650 stone steps. Climb a staircase leading across basalt rock and get a sweeping panorama from the top and examine intricately carved temple ornaments. Carved out a single block of granite the nude statue was masterfully carved in 982-983, displaying an unparalleled sophistication of stonemason’s skill. Arrange to visit Jain Temple Shravana Belgola and other attractions in Mysuru (Mysore) using our Mysuru (Mysore) vacation builder.
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  • A well built temple with single stone and very attractive place of sri Gommateswara and very nice attraction for place near Mysore  more »
  • Situated on the Bengaluru-Mangalore highway, the Jain temple is a centuries old architecture. There are more than 500 steps to the top, so plan the trip carefully such that you only need to climb the ...  more »
  • Nice statue and architecture to visit.We visited this temple around evening time around 4;30-5:30pm, which was good enough as we had to climb more rock steps with railings at places for support to rea...  more »