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Outstanding!

One of my favorite Jain pilgrimage sites! Once you reach the top of the hill and stand in front of... read more

Reviewed February 28, 2018
saurabhjain84
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Bengaluru, India
One of the most revered places for the Jain's.

650 stone carved steps on the mountain rock leads you to the temple of Gomateswara. Its a steep... read more

Reviewed January 10, 2018
vinjan6618
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Kochi (Cochin), India
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Vindhyagiri Hills, Sravanabelagola, India
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Reviewed February 28, 2018

One of my favorite Jain pilgrimage sites! Once you reach the top of the hill and stand in front of the statue, you don't feel like going back. You can sit for hours in front of the main Bahubali Statue! Not to talk about the...More

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Reviewed January 10, 2018

650 stone carved steps on the mountain rock leads you to the temple of Gomateswara. Its a steep climb and one needs to stop in between to catch your breath. Its better to start early in the morning as then the rock steps would be...More

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Reviewed December 25, 2017

The place is suitable to travel for mid age people and not for people with joint problems as it has steep stairs.

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Reviewed December 6, 2017

A slight strenous climb but nice views keeps us going. Me, my cousin and my parents. We went slowly with parents. KSTDC gave us an hour and half to complete the up and down and we did up in 25 mins. Shoes not allowed but...More

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Reviewed October 5, 2017 via mobile

Its 140 km from bangalore .its in top of hill.more than 600 steps toreach top.beautiful site.early morning visit is goodone.

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Reviewed July 25, 2017

It is wonderful experience to view such huge structure. Be fit to climb number of steps. carry water..i

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Reviewed February 1, 2017

This place is around 160kms from bangalore off Bangalore Mangalore highway. It is one of the most famous pilgrim destination for jains. One has to climb up stairs made on the mountain to reach temple. It is a good half an hour trek which leaves...More

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Reviewed January 31, 2017

The Temple is on the Hill Top and the Statue is made up on a Stone dated back to over 5 centuries. The Gomateswara is believed to have been doing thapas by standing up and the trees formed as he did not move a bit...More

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Reviewed January 22, 2017

good place to visit bring your own socks to avoid sun as u need to walk without shoes / chappals ocyober to march is good time to visit anyone can visit

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Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

This place is very peaceful and nice big statue of Mahavir. There are some good view points on top of the temple. One day trip is enough for this place.

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Jbm N
February 8, 2018|
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Response from MSunay |
Yes, Doly is available. While there are regular doliwalas, there are some special arrangements made for this month and possibly next as well. I am not sure of the fees, but if I have to guess, it should be about 800/- or... More
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Jbm N
February 8, 2018|
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Response from ss2787 | Reviewed this property |
Dolu is available at charge of Rs.300 but then need to wait as they are limited in number..Can contact the administrator office at the basement of the hill for the same..Might have to wait for about 30 mins depending on the... More
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umaraman53
August 29, 2017|
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Response from MSunay |
Hi, This may not help you but maybe others. There is doli facility available. You may enquire at the office at the footsteps for the same.
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