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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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  • Excellent religious place to visit. Had to climb over 500 stairs to reach at the top. A big statue of Bahubali Ji. Must visit for Jain pilgrims.  more »
  • I really wonder about this construction and its clueless that how those people made this statue without any tools what we use now a days. you have to climb more steps to go close to the statue so plan...  more »
  • With height of 57 feet made from single rock, it is huge sculpture of God Bahubali which is mainly worshipped by Jains.  more »