Kailashnath Mahadev, Kathmandu

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Looming hilltop and standing 144 ft (44 m) tall, Kailashnath Mahadev ranks among the world's tallest statues. Dedicated to lord Shiva, the pilgrimage site has attracted thousands of visitors daily since its inauguration in 2011. Climb to the top of the hill to see the architectural marvel constructed of steel, concrete, copper, and zinc, then enjoy the view of the surrounding colorful garden and the city. Take a break from sightseeing at the onsite amenities, such as restaurants, cafes, and souvenir shops. Make Kailashnath Mahadev part of your personalized Kathmandu itinerary using our Kathmandu online trip itinerary builder .
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  • They call it "the world's tallest Shiva statue". It's absolutely enormous and is situated at a beautiful place called Sanga on the border of Bhaktapur and Kavrepalanchwok districts in Nepal  more »
  • Our tour group drove from Bhaktapur to Dhulikhel Mountain Resort for a panoramic view of the Himalayas. En route to Dhulikhel, we could clearly see the Kailashnath Mahadev statue from the winding high...  more »
  • Tallest Lord Shiva statue in the world. Wonder where this was hidden. Nepal must publicize this more than others.  more »
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  • This is the world tallest statue of Lord Shiva which height is about 143 feet...Amazing place for picnics and the statue of Lord Shiva is just wow!!
  • Kailashnath Mahadev Statue is the world's tallest Shiva statue. It is situated in Sanga, on the border of the Bhaktapur and Kavrepalanchwok districts in Nepal, about 20 km from Kathmandu.
  • This is very good place where you can visit with family .
  • Kailashnath Mahadev Statue (कैलाशनाथ महादेव) is the world’s tallest Shiva statue; according to the List of statues by height, Kailashnath Mahadev is the world’s fortieth-tallest statue, four places below the Statue of Liberty. It is situated in Sanga, the border of Bhaktapur and Kavrepalanchwok districts in Nepal which is about 20 km from Kathmandu. The statue is 144 feet high and made using copper, zinc, concrete and steel. According to the List of statues by height, Kailashnath Mahadev is the world’s fortieth-tallest statue, four places below the Statue of Liberty. History The construction of the statue began in 2004 and was completed in 2011. Kamal Jain and his company was the key contributor for the construction of this structure. Kamal Jain is an entrepreneur who established “Hilltake” in 1992, a company dealing with several products such as Water Tanks, in Nepal. This statue is also promoted as an official marvel of the Hilltake Group as well as Nepalese engineering.
  • 144 feet tall and probably the tallest statue of Mahadev. Nearby kathmandu. Nice pace to visit on weekend with family.
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