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Karkala Gomateshwara Statue

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Private Tour: Ancient Temples of Belur, Halebid, Shravanabelagola from Bangalore
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“small hill” (3 reviews)
Karkala, India
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Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

There is a steep set of stairs to the top. One can take special permission and there is a small road for cars too. Once there, the manastambh with yaksha greets you. Entrance is free but you may give a donation and get a receipt....More

Thank ookalkar
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Its a Holy place for Jain community, there is a big statue of lord bahubali which is located on the hill. I recently visit this place with my family

1  Thank SURBHI J
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

40-45 km away from Udupi, if you're travelling by car you can reach to the Gomteshwara without walking much, also if you visit karkala visit St. Lawrence Church, Mini Basilica

Thank Melwin F
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Perfect place, Lord bahubali statue on Hill top, you can see it from far, you can either reach temple by road or using stairs from bottom of the hill

Thank Ankitjaincs
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

This place is very near from karkala bus station. You need to climb stairs to go to the top. But the hike is not very steep. One can easily climb.

Thank abhik_fe
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Located atop a small hill which can be accessed by climbing some 80-100 stairs. Large statue of Gomateshwara inside the complex. You can view Chaturmukha Basadi from the complex. Good views of the surroundings.

Thank Yash T
Reviewed 14 March 2017

One of the Best Place to Visit in Karkala. Its near the Bus Stand Itself.. Walking Distance. However, you would have to walk another 200 steps to reach this place where the Statue is. Must Visit. It is a worship place for jains too.

Thank gladson d
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Happy time Temple visit in Karkala .. Good place to visit. I'm form Sri Lankan . I visited many places in Karnataka

1  Thank Gayan Pradeep M
Reviewed 17 February 2017

while climbing up you feel like stairs are never going to end ...but Once you reach the top..you feel ...that...it was worth climbing...such a cool view..of the beautiful Wastern Ghats and surrounding forests...and you will get a lot of options to fulfill your appetite..once you...More

Thank Shravan A
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Very quite and peaceful, different from all other places . great to go there and understand the jainism in better way as it belongs to 1000 of years of culture and heritage...with soo many kings and gods represent the same connections

Thank keiajai
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Radha V
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Response from ookalkar | Reviewed this property |
It is relatively safe to go alone. Some car driving is required from Mangalore and this is where you need to take a reliable driver along. The place itself is full of tourists and safe.
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Response from Melwin F | Reviewed this property |
visiting time 8 am to 5 pm
Sharon C
24 September 2016|
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Response from Sambit Kumar D | Reviewed this property |
You do not get careers. There is a passage that can potentially take you to close to the top by road. But I do not think this is completely without stairs. You may still need to climb up a few stairs. The day I went the road... More