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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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  • Visiting Shravanabelgola was a random idea. Had little clue that not only is this place such an important Jain pilgrimage site but also houses some majestic sculptures and temples. Most prominent is t...  more »
  • I had heard a lot about this statue of Bahubali and was curious to know what the buzz was about. And trust me, it's worth the visit. Amazing architecture, great views from the top, you feel like you'r...  more »
  • The best time to go is early morning when it is cool or else the steps may get hot as the day progresses.There are 648 steps to the top and the view from the top is amazing. It is peaceful and quiet a...  more »