A steep climb up 614 steps takes you to the top of Vindhyagiri Hill, the summit of which is lorded over by a towering naked statue of Jain deity Gomateshvara (Bahubali). Commissioned by a military commander in the s…
Held once every 12 years, when the 17m monolithic statue of Bahubali is swathed in colourful offerings. The next date is in 2030.
In the southeastern corner of town, this is Sravanabelagola’s largest temple.
On Chandragiri Hill opposite Vindhyagiri, this temple is believed to have been built by Emperor Ashoka.
This temple has well-preserved paintings depicting Jain tales.