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Gomateshwara Statue

Gomateshwara Statue

Created by Chamundraya in around 983 AD, the Statue of Gomateshwara at Sravanabelagola in Karnataka is one of the famous monuments of India. The Bahubali statue referred to as the Gomateshwara is the world’s tallest statue of the Jain saint, Lord Gomateshwara.  17 meters high, this statue is a great example of amazing architecture and sculptural excellence done by Gangas of Talakad. The statue serves as the major tourists’ attraction in Sravanabelagola town in Karnataka. Gomateshwara Statue travel and tourism offers an immense pleasure of visiting the place.

Another major attraction for the tourist at this amazing place is Mahamastakabhisheka, a major Jain festival which is celebrated with great enthusiasm in every 12 years. People from all over the world visit the place during festival in the honor of Lord Gomateshwara, Bahubali.  Also, it is the great time to witness the vibrant colors of the different cultures in Karnataka. Experiencing the moderate climate, Sravanabelagola is best to be visited during the months of October and March.

Accessible through roadways, the place is well connected with the town of Hassan.  Hassan is 52 kms away from the statue of Gomateshwara and can also be reached by the passenger trains available from the railhead in Hassan. Along with that, Bengaluru International Airport, at a distance of 140 km connects the tourist from all over the world to this wonderful place.

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