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Jain Temple Shravana Belgola, Mysuru (Mysore)
Categories: Landmarks, Tourist Spots
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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it is a wonder. such a big statute but you should have enough time and energy to visit this place. go with proper clothing
Very nice temple, soothing breeze at the top. the climb took me 40 mins (I get breathless after every 30 steps, so took enough breathing breaks), climb down took 20 mins.
This is an excellent place for peace of mind. Sit and enjoy the environment. Best time of the day to visit is early morning and in the months of November to March. If you are visiting in any other mon... read more »
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