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Chandragiri Hills

Chandragiri Hills in Sravanabelagola is famous for 14 shrines and the tomb of Chandra Gupta Maurya, the famous patron of Jainism. Of the temples, the Chamundaraya basti of 982 is the most outstanding. From its top one can view several Jain temples and monasteries and remains of civilization that existed 2500 years ago.

Sravanabelagola is connected by roads from major towns and cities. The nearest railway station Hassan is at a distance of 52 km from here. The nearest airport is at Bangalore, about 145 km.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Hassan
Location: Sravanabelagola    


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