Explore beautiful shades of the majestic town of Karnataka with our Shravanabelagola tour packages. With this tour package, you will be on a roller coaster ride of fun. Every turn holds beautiful and surprising elements for you. During this Shravanabelagola trip, you will cover beautiful temples, caves, inscriptions, and fascinating stories. Our meticulously designed tour packages of Shravanabelagola will enrich your traveling experience in so many ways. Apart from exploring the attractions of this city, you will also get a chance to get a panoramic view of the city. The majestic hills of Shravanabelagola will blow your mind and give pleasant feelings. We aim to give you a hassle-free travel experience by including assisted services. Our tour packages come up with services like great sightseeing, swift transfers, comfy accommodations, and delicious meals. You can also modify your itinerary as per your interest as we give a customization facility.
Tourist Attractions in Shravanabelagola
Being tucked between breathtaking Vindhyagiri and Chandragiri hills, Shravanabelagola is overloaded with tourist places to visit. It is widely known for having the Gommateshwara statue, the world's tallest monolithic statue. Apart from it, there are many beautiful places to explore in Shravanabelagola. Here is the list of top attractions of Shravanabelagola.
Emitting the aura of a well-revered masterpiece of glorious history, this 12th-century monument is one of the best places to visit in Shravanabelagola. It is located on the Chandragiri hills and one of the smaller Basadis in the city. But, its enticing architecture ideas, ornamental doors and decorative screens are unparalleled. No wonder that it is one of the most admirable Jain temples or monuments present in this city.
Meet the iconic monolithic statue after climbing 600 stairs on the Vindhyagiri Hills. This statue is one of the prime attractions of Shravanabelagola. It is a 58 ft. tall statue that holds great significance in Jainism and has no emotional attachment on its face. The charm of this place is exceptional at the time of the Mahamastakabhisheka festival. This festival is held once in 12 years. At this festival, many devotees pour curd, ghee, sugar, Kesar, and flowers. Viewing the statue with such an offering is a commendable and special kind of experience that you can get in your life.
The unique architecture of this Basadi makes it one of the famous tourist places of Shravanabelagola. This temple is made of soapstone, and it was outlined and built by Achala Devi. It is dedicated to Parshwanath and has a simple dome-like structure. The blend of its inscriptions and intelligent architectural design surely deserves a visit. It is one of the first Basadis that come in front of you after taking a few steps on Chandragiri Hills.
This cave holds great significance in Jainism as it is the place where Bhadrabahu spent the final days of his life. He was one of the most honored saints for the Jains. Chandragupta also came here to mediate after being initiated into the Jain family. Bhadrabahu Cave offers a rich history in the cool atmosphere. One of the best things that you will find surprisingly interesting is the footsteps of Chandragupta. The ambiance of spirituality and raw design. The cave gives you an unforgettable experience.
Best Time to Visit Shravanabelagola
The best time to visit Shravanabelagola is the winter season as the climate is pleasurable. The average temperature in the winter season is around 23 degrees Celsius. If we talk about the best months to visit in Shravanabelagola, then the answer would be October to March. During the summer season, the heat could be a barrier for sightseeing temples and tourist places.
Staying Option around Shravanabelagola
You will find many options to stay around Shravanabelagola. Whether you are looking for a luxurious stay or you are looking for budget-friendly and decent hotels. We have curated a list of best hotels around Shravanabelagola to make your journey delightful.
- The New Rock Hotel
- Capital O 72446 Hmt Comforts
- Hotel Srikrishna
- Mallige Residency
- Hassan Ashok
- Suvarna Regency
- Palguni Residency
How to reach Shravanabelagola
You can reach Shravanabelagola by air, rail, and road. The nearest airport from this city is Bengaluru International Airport, at a distance of 167 km. From there you can take a taxi and buses to reach your destinations. This airport is well connected with national and international destinations. The nearest railway station from this city is Mandagree, which is at a distance of 17 km. Hassan Railway station is also a great option to reach Shravanabelagola by rail, which is around 42 km. If you want to travel by road, You will get many private and government buses to and from Shravanabelagola. Buses service connects this city with major cities. Hiring a cab is also a good option for a more comfortable journey.