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Shravana Belagola

Shravana Bellagola is one of the most famous historical and religious places in the state of Karnataka, India. The statue that you will see in the pictures below is that of Gomateshwara also known as Bahubali.
Distance From Bengaluru: Approximately 158 kms.
What’s Special: Very famous historical and religious place in the state of Karnataka, India. Every 12 years thousands of devotees assemble here to perform the Mahamastakabhisheka ceremony. A ceremony in which the statue of Gomateshwara is washed with milk, curds, ghee, saffron and covered with gold coins. This surely is one of the great tourist places near Bengaluru (Bangalore).
Mode of Transport: Buses, Trains and any private mode of transport by road.
Near By Places: Mysuru, Belur, Halebidu, Kemmangundi and Chikmagaluru.
         
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