Har Har Mahadev! Lord Shiva is probably the most fascinating God of the Hindu pantheon.
"The God of Gods, destroyer of evil, fierce warrior, flawless dancer, charismatic leader, all powerful with a quick wit and an equally quick and fearsome temper."
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This is how Lord Shiva is characterised in Amish Tripati's novel 'The immortals of Meluha'. With coming up of the popular interpretations of the Hindu Gods, the image of Lord Shiva has conquered the youthsimagination. Even the symbols espoused by Lord Shiva has become a fashion-statement and appeals to Generation-Next's sensibilities!
Let's take a look at the top 7 tallest statues of Lord Shiva. These top 7 Lord Shiva statues in India would definitely enthral you with their appealing beauty.. Come on! Let's see which are those tallest Lord Shiva statues in India.
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Moving down to the south, in the coasts of Arabian sea!
Murudeshwara in Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka has the most spectacular and tallest Lord Shiva statue in India! Set in the coasts of Arabian sea, this 123 feet tall statue is spellbinding!
Let's move to the west!
Right in the middle of the city of Vadodara in Gujarat lies the Sursagar lake, which has a 120 ft high Lord Shiva statue and it's surely a sight to behold!!
A little to the east!
The 108 ft high Lord Shiva statue in Namchhi of Sikkim is undoubtedly one of the tallest Lord Shiva statues in India!
Standing tall at 100 ft!
The holiest of holiest cities, Haridwar in Uttarakhand, is home to a magnificent gigantic statue of Lord Shiva, with a height of 100 ft!
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Back to South!
Bijapur in Karnataka has a giant Lord Shiva statue which is around 85 ft tall. This white statue of Lord Shiva is in the seating position and is filled with serenity.
Dwarka in Gujarat has another Lord Shiva statue in seating position. With a height of 82 feet, you will find the destroyer dwelling in all his glory in the city of Lord Krishna!
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To the heart of the Country!
The Kachnar city in Jabalpur of Madhya Pradesh has a highly revered, 76 ft Lord Shiva statue!
These are the top 7 tallest statues of Lord Shiva in India. These top 7 Lord Shiva statues in India would definitely impress the 'Shaivite' in you! Happy Travelling :)