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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  • Upon returning from the monastery of Namobuddha stopped to see this majestic Shiva high 143 ft (44 m). Is the world's tallest Shiva, newly built. If you are from parts of the statue, stop and go and see it up close. It's another thing to see it from a distance. Scenic area, highly recommended.
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  • Worth stopping along the highway and taking a picture or two. Not much else to do or see. Worth stopping across the highway to see the rice harvesting.  more »
  • The statue of Shiva is made of copper and stands at the top of a hill. There is an entry fee. The attraction is on the way to Dhulikhel from Kathmandu.  more »
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  • One of the major attraction of this place, which has the tallest statue of Lord Shiva. This place offers beautiful view of Kathmandu valley if you are around sunset. There is a temple where you can offer your prayer to lord Shiva and Parvati.
  • Best spot to hangout near Kathmandu valley. Religiously important place having world's tallest (144 feet) statue of lord Shiva. You can enjoy the beautiful panaromic view of valley and mountain as well.
  • Amazing large statue of Shiva. Nice place to visit.
  • A very beatiful and peaceful area. Shiva devotee must visit this place.
  • Was much better in the beginning. High commercialization without better management will not help it stand out of other such spots.

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