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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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  • We went here for a daytrip from Mysore and it was a fun time climbing the hill barefoot. At the top is a Jain temple with I believe the largest free-standing statue in Asia. Great views from the top.  more »
  • Jain Temple Shravana Belgola is well known Jain pilgrim. It is also known as Bhahubali Ji. As there is a standing Statue of Bhahubali Bhagwan. It is aprox 150 Km from Bangalore and 90 Km from Mysore.  more »
  • This is one of the ancient jain temple I have visited. Here 650 steps you need to climb, you can not wear the shoes, either you need to climb bare foot or with socks. You can get socks downside of the...  more »