Shravanabelagola makes its claim to fame as a famous religious places and tourist site of Karnataka. This is an important Jain pilgrim, oft visited by tourists when on a tour to Mysore. There are various Tourist Attractions in Shravanabelagola. Among the different Tourist Attractions of Shravanabelagola do not miss to visit the popular pool called Kalyani, Chandragiri hill and Indragiri hill. Other than these natural Attractions in Shravanabelagola there are numbers of religious sites. One of these is Lord Bahubali's monolith. The statue of Lord Bahubali is situated in Shravanabelagola. It is the biggest monolithic sculpture in Asia. This statue is 17.38m high and this sculpture is decorated with the writings of different languages. This large statue was created by Chamundaraya.
Among the Tourist Attractions in Shravanabelagola you can find Digambar Jain Basadis which are the Basadis temples of the town. These temples are very auspicious according to the Jain's religious belief. Here you can find biggest numbers of Digambar Jain Basadis of the world. During your tour to Shravanabelagola you can enjoy the Mahamastakabhisheka festival. This festival takes place in every 12 years. In the time of this festival the statue of Bahubali is decorated with ornaments.
How to get there:
By Air :- To reach Shravanabelagola you have to land at Bangalore airport which is the nearest airport from the city.
By Rail :- Hassan railway station is the closest railway station from Shravanabelagola.
By Road :- This town is well connected by road from Bangalore, Mysore and Hassan.
City Info:-Situated 51 kilometers distant from the Hassan district, Shravanabelagola is an important pilgrim of Jains. This city boasts numerous outstanding temples, shrines, wonderful statues and monuments. The wealthy heritage and culture of the town is reflected by the magnificent art works and architectures of the town. This is also a historically famous place.