One of the tallest statues of Lord Shiva in the world

One of the largest statues of Lord Shiva in the world,Kailashnath Mahadev statue (143 feet)  is located at Sanga,20-km east of Kathmandu.The statue measures a total of 143 feet from top to bottom, however the length is 108 feet from the foot to the head of the statue.The statue, which is made of cement, concrete and iron is coated with zinc and copper.The statue is said to be coated with zinc so as to protect it from sunlight and rain.

tallest statue of siva

It has been constructed with donation from Indian businessman Kamal Jain, proprietor of Hilltake water tanks.According to Jain,it took him almost six years to build it.


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