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Private Tour: Ancient Temples of Belur, Halebid, Shravanabelagola from Bangalore
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“jain religion” (4 reviews)
“single stone” (4 reviews)
“small hill” (4 reviews)
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Karkala, India
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A long steep trek up a hill to the very top . View was fantastic tranquil and some-what enlightening. everyone should have such a trip once in a while . The statue is large and well worth the visit. my friends in India have a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed visited great place. Tourist attraction to others but a beautiful spot for a local person to come and enjoy a beautiful evening and have some snacks around the place and enjoy the view with beautiful sunset.its a historical place with lot of effort went...More

Thank tinatrived
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Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

The Great Lord Gommateshwara Bahabali monolithic statue at Karkala was built in 15th century and stands on top of a small hill.The temple remains silent most of the time with very few visitors and pilgrims.As one climbs the hill,one sees the manstambha with a Yaksha...More

Thank Sorab J
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

It would be memorable to stop at the Jain temple of Karkala Gomateshwara with the 42 foot carved statue monolith from a single piece of granite. The temple is situated at the top of a granitic outcrop with about 200 stairs carved from the granite....More

Thank gwen68
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Huge statue of Gomteshwara Bahubali on top of hill. Very peaceful and serene. One can get complete 360 degree city view from the top.

Thank Raunak_jain23
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

One can get to the 42 feet high statue either by climbing steps which are sort of steep and high with railing around or there is another way to the top where cars can go. When I visited here, the road to the top was...More

Thank SanketRao
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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

History of jain religion is here in Karnataka! The 42 ft statue of lord Gommateshwara is just so amazing. Its. A must visit !

Thank tanvi_jain14
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

This is 200-300 meter inside the main road. Entry +parking charge Rs 50. So nice views to get the clicks if anyone want to stay at this place then ok otherwise i didn't found any thing to stay here so long. Yes statue is too...More

Thank ruchibrs
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Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

We visited the Ghomateshwara Statue... This is a stone statue carved from a single stone and standing 48 feet high. The statue is of Bahubali from the Jain religion and is completely nude. Periodically the statue is bathed in milk, etc. One will have to...More

Thank sandjasmine
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Gomteshwar statue is in Karbala.We visited this statue with my husband n my in laws. It is about 64 km away from Mangalore .There r lot of stairs to climb to see the statue n the Gomteshwar statue is very big .After climbing on stairs...More

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Radha V
13 October 2017|
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Response from ookalkar | Reviewed this property |
It is relatively safe to go alone. Some car driving is required from Mangalore and this is where you need to take a reliable driver along. The place itself is full of tourists and safe.
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santhosh_wilson
9 August 2017|
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Response from Melwin F | Reviewed this property |
visiting time 8 am to 5 pm
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Sharon C
24 September 2016|
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Response from Sambit Kumar D | Reviewed this property |
You do not get careers. There is a passage that can potentially take you to close to the top by road. But I do not think this is completely without stairs. You may still need to climb up a few stairs. The day I went the road... More
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