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Bhagawan Bahubali Statue (Gommateshwara)

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Address: Shravanabelagola, Hassan, India


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A good climb on the hill to test your physical condition added with a pilgrimage taste. The steps are not too steep and kids need attention. The view of the standing tirthas after... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chennai (Madras), India
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Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A good climb on the hill to test your physical condition added with a pilgrimage taste. The steps are not too steep and kids need attention. The view of the standing tirthas after the climb is amazing.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well carved statue. Ancient one. Nice to visit with friends/family. But beware that we have to climb a hill for a while. It takes around 20 to 30 mins for climbing. Visit early in the mornings as there won't be any problem while climbing. After watching BAHUBALI movie we visited thiis temple in Shravanbelagola.

Thank VijayKishore
Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We see the statue of Bahubali which is almost 57-foot in height and carved from a single piece of rock situated above a hill. It was built before almost 1000 years and is one of the largest free-standing statues in the world. Bahubali, was the son of Rishabhanatha, and is revered as a liberated soul (Siddha) by the Jains. You... More 

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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We often visit this place since childhood Great history and plenty of things to learn One of the must visits in world Never miss this when you r in this part of the country And also do visit Belur and halebed

Thank nischay d
Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 9 March 2017

Jain temple with enormous naked statue on top of a single rock tall hill. Most of the crowd treats this place as tourist place but jain community treats this as sacred temple. There is not enough parking location because of huge crowd throughout the year. It can be covered with in a day from Bangalore. Roads leading from Bangalore to... More 

Thank rajakvk
Stuttgart, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

The statue is under renovation and the little Jain statue is not around. A very impressive place to visit.

Thank Hubert L
Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

I am not sure how many people lied to us about number of steps. A shop owner in front of the main gate didn't know the number of steps to be climbed. Let me make it clear. If you have the stamina and the will power you can do it but let's face the reality of the steps itself. Once... More 

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Reviewed 21 February 2017

After seeing the movie "The Bahubali" i wondered that people saying their is a statue in karnataka. then i thought to see but as we(friends) traveled allover karnataka we got a chance to see it. as i said i expected more so i was not that satisfied because i heard it can be seen from a long distances however we... More 

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Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

The 650+ stair climb up the hill is not for the completely unfit. But climbing with socks, 20 to 30 steps at a time and resting a little helps. Reaching the first pergola itself is rewarding with some stunning views. Thats about 1/3 of the way up. The last 108 steps are steep, but have hand rails. Carey some water... More 

Thank JeanMohan
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Reviewed 3 February 2017

The way on top is easy with small small breaks. Its worth the climb. Enroute you can see the scenery of city all around from Vindyagiri (Doda Betta). The Vighraha of Gommateshwara is captivating and one can sit in silence watching it for quite some time. The Chikka Betta is much easier to climb {Near the Bus Stand} It has... More 

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