Shravanabelagola is a famous pilgrimage city located at a distance of 53 km from Hassan district in Karnataka. It is located at a distance of 83 km from Mysore and 157 km from the capital city of Karnataka, Bangalore. The famous 57-feet tall monolithic statue of Gomateshwara Bahubali is an important pilgrimage centre for Jains.
Places to Stay
Many hotels with good accommodation facilities are available in Shravanabelagola. Hotel Raghu (Tariff – Rs. 300 to Rs. 500), VIP Guest House (Tariff – Rs. 500), Hotel Yatri Nivas, Hotel Hassan Ashok (Hassan) and Hotel Amblee Palika (Tariff - Rs. 150 to Rs. 800).
The official language of Shravanabelagola is Kannada. English is also widely spoken.
Festivals like Makar Sankranti, Hampi Festival and Ganesh Chaturthi are celebrated every year. Mahamastakabhisheka is the most important festival celebrated once in 12 years, and the next one will be held in the year 2018.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in Shravanabelagola. Some of the places include Vindhyagiri hill (1 km away from Shravanabelagola), Chandragupta Basadi, Chandragiri Hills (165 km away from Shravanabelagola), Yediyur (51 km away from Shravanabelagola), Belur (38 km away from Hassan) and Halebid (33 km away from Hassan).
How to Get There
The nearest airport is at Bangalore. It is situated about 157 km away from the city.
Shravanabelagola is well-connected with Bangalore (157 km away) and Hassan (57 km away) along with many major towns and cities.
The city is well-connected by road with buses that ply from cities like Bangalore, Mysore and Hassan. There are frequent buses from Hassan to Channarayapatna and from Channarayapatna to Shravanabelagola. Get bus ticket booking offers from Ticketgoose when you book your tickets online.