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Bhagawan Bahubali Statue (Gommateshwara)

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Address: Shravanabelagola, Hassan, India


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Easy does it !

The 650+ stair climb up the hill is not for the completely unfit. But climbing with socks, 20 to 30 steps at a time and resting a little helps. Reaching the first pergola itself... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The 650+ stair climb up the hill is not for the completely unfit. But climbing with socks, 20 to 30 steps at a time and resting a little helps. Reaching the first pergola itself is rewarding with some stunning views. Thats about 1/3 of the way up. The last 108 steps are steep, but have hand rails. Carey some water... More 

Thank JeanMohan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The way on top is easy with small small breaks. Its worth the climb. Enroute you can see the scenery of city all around from Vindyagiri (Doda Betta). The Vighraha of Gommateshwara is captivating and one can sit in silence watching it for quite some time. The Chikka Betta is much easier to climb {Near the Bus Stand} It has... More 

Thank Mukesh P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth the view on top of hill. Climb could be tiresome but manageable. Peaceful environment and nice to have been there

Thank MuraliK7
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

900 steps from the town market to the tempels and the Monument of the top of the rock. Perfect historical and religios Monument with a lot of holy statues: 17 meters high monolithic statue of Gomteswar.. Overlooks to the towen

Thank Roland K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

You have to climb up around 650 steps to reach the top of the temple. There are temples of jain tirthankars and also will come across sculpture and writings on the rock. Excellent place to have a day trip and nice serenity

Thank sourav g
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

A flight of about 650+ stairs lead you to the majestic statue of Bahubali, which is a beautiful monolith and given the fact that its almost 1000 years old, inspires a lot of awe and respect. Must visit place for its beauty, serenity and/ or religious stature. Word of caution for the old and toddlers - mind the stairs.

Thank Divyank_Rastogi
Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

This is a nice one day out place from Bangalore. You have to climb around 600 steps to reach the Bahubali statue. Not a tough climb. It may take 20-40 Mins. to climb depending upon your physical fitness. We took around 1/2 hour to reach. The monolithic statue of Gommateshwara is a treat to your eyes. As we went in... More 

Thank SagarBlore
Mysore, Karnataka, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

We started early by 6:00 am from bangalore. roads are in good condition.make sure to climb early otherwise the entire hillock will probably get heated up and make the ascend difficult.also shoes are not allowed.600 odd steps to climb up.the bahubali statue is a sight to behold.the view of the surrounding areas from the hilltop is beautiful.carrying drinking water is... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

Every step you take to see the Bahubali is worth it. The giant monolithic statue is certainly a sight to behold. Must see destination atleast once in a lifetime.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Shravanabelagola is around 150kms from Bangalore on Bangalore Mangalore highway. Take a left turn from channarayapattanam, and the temple is at a distance of 12km from there. After leaving the footwear at bottom of hill, one has to climb up the stairs. There are around 650 stairs to the hill top, and it takes some effort to reach at the... More 

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