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Top 10 tallest statues of India

India is home to some of the tallest statues in the world and in progress to build world’s tallest statues as well. ncredible India advocates some of the tallest statues in the world. The statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in Gujarat is the tallest statue in the world with 182 m height located near the giant Narmada Dam or the sardar sarovar Dam. The Maitreya Project is on the way to build a 500 ft/152m bronze statue of Maitreya Buddha near Kushinagar and Thiruvananthapuram is all set to build the tallest statue of Jesus Christ with 33.5 feet tall in the country. The 130 ft gigantic statue of Lord Buddha has been recently unveiled at the Buddha Park in Rabong in South Sikkim. Similarly, the 108 feet Basava statue at Basavakalyan is the world’s tallest Statue of Basavanna, situated in Bidar District of the state of Karnataka. Nathdwara, a town in Rajasthan houses India’s Largest Shiva Statue of 251 feet long.

1. Veera Abhaya Anjaneya Hanuman Swami, 135 ft

The Veera Abhaya Anjaneya Hanuman Swami is located in the Paritala town Near Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh. It happens to be a small village in the Krishna district near Hyderabad. It is the World’s tallest Hanuman and the tallest statue in India standing at a height of 41 m (135 ft).

Statue: Veera Abhaya Anjaneya Hanuman Swami

Depicts: Lord Hanuman

Height: 41 m (135 ft)

Location: Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh

2. Statue of Padmasambhava, 123 ft

Also known as the second Buddha, Guru Rinpoche helped preached and spread Buddhism in Tibet and Bhutan. At 123 ft it is the second largest statue which is located in Himachal Pradesh near the Rewalsar lake. The statue is nearly 4,000 feet above sea level.

Statue: Padmasambhava Guru Rinpoche

Depicts: Padmasambhava

Height: 37.5 m (123 ft)

Location: Rewalsar Lake, Himachal Pradesh

3. Lord Shiva of Murudeshwara, 122 ft

The statue of great god lord Shiva is situated in Murudeshwara town of Uttara Kannada district in Karnataka state. Murudeshwara is famous for its Murudeshwara Temple and Raja Gopura lies on the coast of the Arabian Sea. Lord Shiva of Murudeshwara is the second tallest statue of Shiva in the world, first is The Kailashnath Mahadev Statue in Nepal.

Statue: Shiva of Murudeshwara

Depicts: Lord Shiva

Height: 37 m (122 ft)

Location: Uttara Kannada, Karnataka

4. Statue of Padmasambhava, Namchi, Sikkim - 118 ft

Another statue of Guru Rinpoche located in Namchi in Sikkim also founds a mention in the list. The place is famous among Buddhist and is one of the major pilgrimage center in Sikkim. The statue was opened for public in 2004 and the tourist visiting the place have since then only increased.

Statue: Padmasambhava Guru Rinpoche

Depicts: Padmasambhava

Height: 36 m (118 ft)

Location: Namchi, Sikkim

5. Hanuman Murti, Shimla - 108 ft

The 108 ft tall Hanuman Murti is situated at Jakhu Hill near Shimla in Himachal Pradesh. Giant Hanuman statue is a new landmark of the city and a major tourist attraction of Shimla along with Snow laden peaks,sightseeing and picturesque valleys.

Statue: Hanuman Murti

Depicts: Lord Hanuman

Height: 33 m (108 ft)

Location: Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

6. Mindroling Monastery Buddha Statue, 107 ft

Standing at a height of 32.6 m (107 ft), Mindroling Monastery Buddha Statue is the tallest Buddha statue in India. It is located in the Clement town of Dehradun, Uttarakhand. It is one of the major Monasteries in India and ranks sixth among the monasteries of the Nyingma School in Tibet.

Statue: Mindroling Monastery Buddha

Depicts: Buddhas

Height: 32.6 m (107 ft)

Location: Dehradun, Uttarakhand

7. Hanuman in Nandura, Maharashtra - 105 ft

The Murti of Lord Hanuman is situated at the Nandura town in Buldhana district of Maharashtra. 105 feet tall statue of the Hindu Lord Hanuman is one of the biggest statue in India and visible from National highway 6.

Statue: Hanuman Murti

Depicts: Lord Hanuman

Height: 32 m (105 ft)

Location: Nanduras, Maharashtra

8. Shiva of the Har ki Pauri, Haridwar, Uttarakhand - 100 ft

The Har Ki Pauri is Ghat on the banks of river the Ganges in Haridwar Uttarakhand. A 100 ft tall statue of Lord Shiva is situated across the Gange river, Its one of the tallest Shiva statues of India. The statue depicts showing Shiva with a trishul in a hand and the other hand for showering blessings to the devotees. Truly a sight to see!

Statue: Har ki Pauri

Depicts: Lord Shiva

Height: 30.5 m (100 ft)

Location: Haridwar, Uttarakhand

9. Thiruvalluvar Statue, Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu - 95 ft

The 95 ft tall statue of Thiruvalluvar is located at a small island in the Kanyakumari town of at the confluence of the Bay of Bengal, the Arabian Sea, and the Indian Ocean. The tall stone sculpture is standing on a 11.5-m pedestal and total height of monument along with the statue and pedestal is 40.5 m (133 ft).

Statue: Thiruvalluvar Statue

Depicts: Tiruvalluvar

Height: 29 m (95 ft)

Location: Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu

10. Chinmaya Ganadhish, Kolhapur, Maharastra - 85 ft

Chinmaya Ganadhish is the tallest statue of Lord Ganesha which located in Kolhapur Maharashtra. This pious Ganesha idol can be seen from the Pune-Bangalore Nation highway 4. Lord Ganesha in the statue appears in an unusual form with four hands and a five-headed snake.

Statue: Chinmaya Ganadhish

Depicts: Lord Ganesha

Height: 26 m (85 ft)

Location: Kolhapur, Maharashtra

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