Places To Visit In Sravanabelagola

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Here are the top 8 tourist attractions to see in Shravanabelagola:

1. Gomateshwara Statue

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1 km
from city center
1 out of 8
places to visit in Shravanabelagola

The world's highest monolithic statue, at a height of 17m, the Gommatesvara statue was built in the 10th century by Chamundaraya, the general of the King Rajamalla of the Ganga dynasty.

2. Chandragiri Hill Temple

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1 km
from city center
2 out of 8
places to visit in Shravanabelagola

The most famous Jain shrine in Sravanabelagola, this temple atop the Chandragiri Hills, was built by Chamundaraya using high quality granite stone. The view from this temple is beautiful.

3. Bhandari Basadi Temple

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from city center
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places to visit in Shravanabelagola

Built in 1126 by Hulla, the treasurer of the Hoysala kings, this temple is the largest in Sravanabelagola. The multiple intricate carvings and idols here are impressive amidst the other structures built that portray simple styles of architecture.

4. Akkana Basadi Temple

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1 km
from city center
4 out of 8
places to visit in Shravanabelagola

Featuring the Hoysala architectural style, this temple was built by Achiakka in 1121 AD using soap stone. This temple is dedicated to Parshwanatha with an idol 5 feet high.

5. Vindhyagiri Temple

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1 km
from city center
5 out of 8
places to visit in Shravanabelagola

Also known as the Odegala Basadi, this temple is situated in the Vindhyagiri Hills and is dedicated to the Jain Tirthankaras Neminatha, Shantinatha and Adinatha.

6. Jain Math

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17 km
from city center
6 out of 8
places to visit in Shravanabelagola

The monastery of Charukeerthi Bhattarakha Swamiki, this three storeyed structure has Lord Chandranatha as the main deity of the math. The beautiful wall paintings and brass, copper and bronze statues are a must see.

7. Kalamma Temple

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1 km
from city center
7 out of 8
places to visit in Shravanabelagola

The only Hindu temple in Sravanabelagola, it is dedicated to Goddess Kali. Multiple shrines dedicated to various other Hindu Gods and Goddesses can be seen in the vicinity of this temple, within the complex.

8. Shopping in Shravanabelagola

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One doesn't find elaborate shopping centers here but local shops selling religious items and souvenirs such as framed pictures of the Gomateswara statue as well as jewellery, books on Jainism and more.

FAQs on Shravanabelagola

How can I commute within Sravanabelagola?

Taxis and autorickshaws are the best way to travel within the city.
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What are the top sightseeing places in Sravanabelagola?

The top sightseeing places in Sravanabelagola are Gomateshwara Statue, Chandragiri Temple, Bhandaribasadi Temple, Akkanabasadi Temple, Vindhyagiri Temple, Jaina Math.
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