India’s tallest statues that are also world’s tallest statues

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Here is a list of India’s tallest statues that are also world’s tallest statues.

Statue of Unity, Gujarat

Statue of Unity

  • Statue of unity is the world’s tallest statue of Indian Statesman Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in the state of Gujarat.
  • The total height of the statue is 182 meters (597 ft), with a base of 240 meters (790 ft).
  • Iron that is used in the statue was collected through the “Loha” campaign and converted into a reinforcing bar, for the foundation of the Statue.
  • The statue is designed by Ram V. Sutar and it withstands wind velocity, vibration, an earthquake.

Veera Abhaya Anjaneya Hanuman Swami, Andhra Pradesh

Veera Abhaya Anjaneya Hanuman Swami

    • Veera Abhaya Anjaneya Hanuman Swami is a 135 feet tall statue of located in Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh.
    • The statue, installed in 2003, is the tallest statue of Lord Hanuman in the world.
  • At the base of the Veera Abhaya Anjaneya Hanuman Swami Statue, there is a small temple called Paritala Anjaneya Temple.

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Sai Baba Statue, Andhra Pradesh

Sai Baba Statue

  • Sai Baba statue located at Kakinada town in Andhra Pradesh is the world’s tallest statue standing at 116 ft.
  • Sai Baba is seated 4 floors high. His left leg, which is 18 feet high, acts as the Stupa.
  • Indian Book of Records declared the statue as the biggest Sai Baba statue in the world.
  • The cost of creating the statue is estimated to be around Rs.3 crores.
  • Construction of the temple took 11 years to complete the statue weighs around 1000 ton.

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Adiyogi Shiva Statue, Tamil Nadu

Adiyogi Shiva Statue

  • Adiyogi statue is located in the Isha Yoga Complex in Coimbatore; Tamil Nadu.
  • It was inaugurated on 24 February 2017 by the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, on the occasion of Maha Shivaratri.
  • Guinness Book of World Records declared 112 feet tall sculpture as world’s largest bust sculpture.
  • The Adiyogi statue is carved out of 500 tons of steel and is dedicated to Hindu deity Shiva.

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Statue of Ahimsa, Maharashtra

Statue of Ahimsa

  • The Statue of Ahimsa is the tallest Jain statue in the world located at Mangi-Tungi, Nashik in Maharashtra.
  • It is 108 feet tall statue and stands at 121 feet including pedestal. The statue represent Rishabhanatha, the first Jain Tirthankara.
  • Carved out of a single rock, the statue was built under the guidance of Aryika Sri Chandanamati Mataji.

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Lord Basava, Karnataka

Lord Basava

    • The 108-foot tall statue is dedicated to the social reformer Basavanna.
    • He was a Hindu philosopher, statesman, Kannada poet and a social reformer of the 12th-century.
    • Created by sculptor Sridhar Murthy, it took eight years to complete the statue.
    • The statue is built on a platform which is 80 feet wide and 24 feet high.
  • Apart from the main sculptor, there were also around 60 skilled labourers who worked on it for eight years.
  • Estimated 300 tons of steel has been used in the statue.

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