"Jai Gommaṭesvara"

A Town in Karnataka, India

Interest Measure for Shravanabelagola

Ideal time to stay:  1 - 3 days

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Height(Altitude) of Shravanabelagola from sea level:  2852 feet
Latitude/Longitude:  12.8571008°N, 76.4791065°E
Ecosystem:  Hill , Lake  

Food, Culture and Language at Shravanabelagola

Food Availability:  Indian, South Indian 
Regional Language:  Hindi
Currency:  ₹ - Rupee (INR)

Why travel Shravanabelagola?

The statue of Gommateshvara Bahubali at Shravanabelagola is one of the most important tirthas (pilgrimage destinations) in Jainism, one that reached a peak in architectural and sculptural activity under the patronage of Western Ganga dynasty of Talakad.

A great festival is held in every 12 years, called as 'Maha Mastakabhishek'. That time the place is filled with devotees and you would experience the zeal.
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2 Places to visit and Things to do in Shravanabelagola

Gommaṭeśvara Bahubali at Shravanabelagola

Gommaṭeśvara Bahubali

At about 470 feet above the ground, Vindhyagiri is a very famous hill. The 17.38 m high single stone idol of the Lord Gommateshwara also designated as Bahubali is situated above the hill Vindhyagiri or Doddabetta or Indragiri hill. This statue was established by Chavundaraya and is believed to be the world's largest monolithic stone statue.
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Time needed - 3 hours
Chandragiri Hill at Shravanabelagola

Chandragiri Hill

Lower in heights than Vidhyagiri, helps you get an awesome view of Lord Gometshwara(Bahubali) statue. This hill hosts a number of Jain Temples which were built over hundreds of years ago. Hill is also marked with the last stay of the first Emperor of United India King Chadragupta as a Jain monk.
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Time needed - 2 hours

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Content of this page was last updated at Oct 21, 2016