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Shravanabelgola Jain Temple, Channarayapatna

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Admire the world’s tallest monolithic statue on the hilltop Shravanabelgola Jain Temple, 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. Use our Channarayapatna visit planning site to add Shravanabelgola Jain Temple and other attractions to your Channarayapatna vacation plans.
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  • The place is very well maintained and has shops and shop vendors who sell socks a the base of the hill. There are many other stalls also serving basic amenities. The hill is very well carved into... 
    The place is very well maintained and has shops and shop vendors who sell socks a the base of the hill. There are many other stalls also serving basic amenities. The hill is very well carved into...  more »
  • The enormity of the statue is hidden by the 700 odd steps leading up to it. But once you make it to the top, the sight of the world's largest monolithic statue of Bahubali is worth the effort!! But... 
    The enormity of the statue is hidden by the 700 odd steps leading up to it. But once you make it to the top, the sight of the world's largest monolithic statue of Bahubali is worth the effort!! But...  more »

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