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Bahubali Monolith

Udupi District, Karkala, India
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Udupi District, Karkala, India
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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 1 February 2018 via mobile

An nice temple located after a 5-10 min climb. The imposing statue brings utmost serenity to the place. A great place of worship. Advisable to visit early in the morning or at sunset, to beat the scorching heat

Thank LazyKP
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Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

This one is second highest monolithic statue after shravanabelagola. Once needs to climb stairs but not very steep to make you tired.

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Reviewed 14 March 2017

I have a house nearby this location. Whenever I visit this place (dont forget you have to climb like 200 steps to get there) you tend to forget all your day's odds and enjoy the View there. Must Visit of you are in Karkala, other...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2017

This monolithic 42 feet tall stone statue of Bahubali is located at Karkala, at 1 hr drive from Udupi city. It is perched atop a small rocky hill. Built in 1430 AD, this is the 2nd tallest Bahubali statue in the state of Karnataka. There...More

Thank DheemantShetty
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Reviewed 27 December 2016

Best to go in the evening, and have a nice walk from wherever you are staying and have darshan of Bahubali as well as a good view of Karkal. It is smaller in size but one piece. This place Karkal is famous for sculptures specially...More

Thank Sheshagirishenoy
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Reviewed 24 November 2016

Visited Bahubali Monolith of Karkala. It is.42 feet tall monolith of Bahubali built in 1432 in the hill. There are two ways to reach the top either by foot climbling steps or by vehicle near the enterance.The facial expression of the bahubali is smiling and...More

Thank ashokjadhav2008
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Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

It's a straight line moderate level straight of stairs climb up. There are quite a few street vendors selling socks to protect your feet, don't fall for it. It was a nice climb to the hill top base of the monolith where you can catch...More

Thank nadodiganesh
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Reviewed 30 September 2016

It is also called as Gomateshwara. This is one of the finest art on stone. Bahubali a much devoted figure among Jains was the son of Rishabhanatha, the first tirthankara of Jainism. The bahubali was built during 1432. The statue was built by the Ganga...More

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Reviewed 25 August 2016

this is one of the finest art on stone. location is also good to visit and hangout some picnic and all.

Thank hitendra y
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