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Top 10 Tallest statues in India (2019)

Here is the list of amazing and tallest statues in India. Some of the statues have been built recently and are one of the largest in the world.

Statue of Unity – Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel (182 m / 597 ft)

The Statue of Unity not only India’s but is the world’s tallest statue at 182 metres (597 ft). It is a statue of Indian politician and independence activist Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel (1875–1950).

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  • Height: Statue 182 metres (597 ft) Including base: 240 metres (790 ft)
  • Location: A river island facing the Sardar Sarovar Dam on river Narmada, 100 km from Vadodara and 150 km from Surat.
  • Built / Completed: 2018 (took 4 years and 9 months to complete)
  • Cost: Rs 2989 crores (USD 420million)

Veera Abhaya Anjaneya Hanuman Swami (Paritala Anjaneya Temple) – 41m / 135ft

This statue of Lord Hanuman is the tallest statue of Lord Hanuman in the world. The statue is part of Paritala Anjaneya Temple.

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  • Height: 41 metres (135 ft)
  • Location: Village of Paritala on NH-9, approx 30 km from the city of Vijayawada, AP
  • Built / Completed: 2013
  • Cost: N/A

Thiruvalluvar Statue (40.6m / 133ft)

The Thiruvalluvar Statue, or the Valluvar Statue, is a 133-feet (40.6 m) tall stone sculpture of the Tamil poet and philosopher Valluvar. The statue weighs 7,000 tons (14 million pounds)

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  • Height: 40.6 metres (133 ft)
  • Location: Kanyakumari
  • Built / Completed: 2000
  • Cost: Rs 61m (USD million)

Tathagata Tsal – Buddha Park of Ravangla (39m / 128ft)

The Buddha Park of Ravangla (also known as Tathagata Tsal) is situated within the religious complex of the Rabong Gompa (Monastery). It is situated near Rabong (Ravangla) in South Sikkim district, Sikkim, India. The statue was consecrated by the 14th Dalai Lama on 2550th birth anniversary of Gautama Buddha. It is also a stop on the ‘Himalayan Buddhist Circuit.

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  • Height: 39 metres (128 ft)
  • Location: South Sikkim district
  • Built / Completed: 2013
  • Cost: N/A

Dhyana Buddha Statue (38m / 125ft)

This Buddha statue is situated on the banks of Krishna river and also protected by the Archaeological Survey of India.

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  • Height: 38 metres (125 ft)
  • Location: Amravathi, Andhra Pradesh, India
  • Built / Completed: 2003-2015
  • Cost: N/A

Statue of Padmasambhava (37.5m / 123ft)

Padmasambhava (also known as Guru Rinpoche) was an 8th-century Buddhist master from the Indian subcontinent. He is widely venerated as a “second Buddha” by adherents of Tibetan Buddhism in Tibet, Nepal, Bhutan, the Himalayan states of India, and elsewhere.

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  • Height: 37.5 metres (123 ft)
  • Location: Rewalsar Lake, Himachal Pradesh, India.
  • Built / Completed: 2012
  • Cost: N/A

Lord Shiva of Murudeshwara (37m /121 ft)

It is the tallest statue of Lord Shiva in India and second tallest in the world. The idol is designed such that it gets the sunlight directly and thus appears sparkling. When you visit there, you can also see the Murudeshwar temple and Raja Gopura, and Fort.

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  • Height: 37 metres (121 ft)
  • Location: Murdeshwara, Karnataka India.
  • Built / Completed: 2012
  • Cost: Rs 50 million

Sai Baba Statue (35.5 m / 116 ft)

Sai baba temples located across the india’s any city or village. In India, Sai baba world tallest statue 116 ft present at Repur village in Kakinada town of the East Godavari Distict of Andhra Pradesh state of India.

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  • Height: 35.5 metres (116 ft)
  • Location: Repuru , Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh
  • Built / Completed: 2012
  • Cost: Rs 2.5 crores

Adiyogi Shiva Statue (34.3 m / 112 ft)

This statue of Lord Shiva has been recognized by the Guinness World Records as the “Largest Bust Sculpture” in the world.

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  • Height: 34.3 metres (112.4 ft) excluding plinth
  • Location: Isha Yoga Centre, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
  • Built / Completed: 2017
  • Cost: N/A

Basaveshwara statue (33.83 m / 111ft)

The statue of Basaveshwara has been erected in the middle of the 103-acre tank in Gadag district of Karnataka. A 111-foot statue of Basaveshwara at the Bhishma Lake is the tallest staue of Basavanna in India. Basavanna was a 12th-century philosopher, statesman, Kannada poet in the Shiva-focussed Bhakti movement, and social reformer during the reign of the kalyani chalukyaru/kalachuru dynasty .

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  • Height: 33.83 metres (111 ft)
  • Location: Gadag,Karnataka
  • Built / Completed: 2015
  • Cost: N/A

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