Indragiri, also known as Vindhyagiri, is a famous hill situated at Shravanabelegola in Hassan District
. It lies adjacent to the
, 50 km from Hassan
and 10 km from Chananrayanpatna. This picturesque hillock is 143 m high and there are about five hundred steps which lead to the top of the hill. Many historical monuments adorn the top of this hill. The most impressive among these is a 58.6 ft high statue of Gomateswar, which, carved around 980, is considered to be the tallest monolithic sculpture in the world. Other monuments include Tyagada Brahmadeva Pillar, Akanda Bagilu - a doorway, Siddaragunda, Channanna Basti and Odegal Basadi.