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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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  • Shravanabelagola is a very important Jain shrine in the south of India. It's a long hike (barefoot or in socks) up the slope to the shrine at the top, with its 58-foot statue of one of the Jain saints...  more »
  • with a lot of hesitations and worry because of our age of 74, we headed to this Jain Temple, knowing that it requires a phisical effort to climb abou 650 stairs to climb to the temple, and further up ...  more »
  • This Jain temple reflects the culture and religious importance of jain community.The temple is must visit for people belonging to Jain community.Morning visit with family will be perfect time to visit...  more »