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Shravanabelagola Travel Guide


  • Shravanabelagola Town in Karnataka
Shravanabelagola At a Glance
  • Average Climate:15°C - 35°C
  • Best Time to Visit:October - March
  • STD Code:08172

Introduction

Located in the Hassan district of the Indian state of Karnataka, Shravanabelagola is a significant pilgrimage spot for the Jains. A tour to Shravanabelagola Karnataka holds a promise to take you through magnificent temples, shrines, marvelous statues and monuments. The rich heritage and culture of the city is reflected in its art and architecture, the sculptural works, and shrines.

On Tours to Shravanabelagola in India you must vi08172sit the famous pond named Kalyani. The two hills of Chandragiri and Indragiri are also worth a visit. Indragiri has the Gommata monolith statue of Bahubali, which is said to be the tallest monolithic structure in the world. This statue, along with the exquisitely engraved Tyagada Brahma Pillar, was installed by a Ganga general and scholar Chamundaraya

Chandragiri features the Chandragupta basadi and the stunning Parashwanatha basadi where you will also get to see the caves of Bhadrabahu, the pillar of Kuge Brahmadevara, Mahanavami Mantapa, Manasthambha basadi and Kattlae basadi. Here you will find the statues of Adinatha Tirthankara and Pampavathi.

Apart from theses, there are the Chavundaraya basadi, Yeradukatte basadi, Savathigandharvana basadi and Tyerina basadi to visit while on Tour to Shravanabelagola Karnataka. Take a look at the amazing image of Lord Brahma. Do not miss out the Kanchina pond and Lakki pond. Indragiri features the stupendous and majestic Gommata statue and also the Siddhara basadi, Odegal basadi, Chennanna basadi and Chauwisa Tirthankara basadi. The Tyagada Brahma Pillar has rich carvings and floral patterns on it. Visit the Jinanathapura area where you will get to see the Aregal basadi and the Shantinatha basadi.

On Tour Packages To Shravanabelagola In Karnataka you can also check out some other artistic beauties like the Bhandara basadi which features garbhagruha, sukanasi and navaranga; the graceful Indian dancing poses that are carved out in a splendid manner. The other notable architectures are Akkana basadi and Sidhantha basadi. All of these structures, sculptures and images indicate the rich art and glorious past of the city.

The city of Shravanabelagola is well-connected by rail and road to other major cities in Karnataka like Bangalore, Mysore and Hassan. You can reach Shravanabelagola by bus from Hassan, Belur and Halebid. Bangalore has an international airport that is connected to major cities in the world.



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