Located in the proximity to Veerbhadra Temple is another striking feature of the village i.e. idol of Nandi Bull and paintings. This monolithic sculpture of Nandi crafted out of granite stone measures 4.5m in height and 8.23 m in length. Believed to be the largest statue in India, it attracts tourists in large number.
Another statue of Gomateshwara at Shravanabelagola is another Nandi statue in Karnataka. Other than this, another brilliant craftsmanship in form of sculptures and mural paintings can be seen on the walls of Natya and Kalyana Mandapams which are also popularly referred to as dance and wedding halls. In fact these incredible carvings are regarded as the finest specimen of Vijayanagara style of architecture.
Giri Aradhyaon Nandi Bull and Paintings 3 years ago