Top 12 Incredibly Tallest Statues in India

India is home to some of the tallest statues in the world and in progress to build world’s tallest statues as well. The statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in Gujarat will be the tallest statue in the world with an 182 m tall installed near to the giant Narmada Dam also known as sardar sarovar Dam.

The Maitreya Project also plans 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.

Recently 130 ft gigantic statue of Lord Buddha unveils by Dalai Lama at Buddha Park in Rabong in South Sikkim. The 108 feet Basava statue at Basavakalyan is the worlds tallest Statue of Basavanna, situated in Bidar District of the state of Karnataka. Nathdwara, a town in Rajasthan will have India‚Äôs Largest Shiva Statue of 251 feet long.

Statue of Unity – 182 metres – India’s Statue of Unity is World’s Tallest

Statue-of-unity

Statue of Unity is the tallest statue in India and also in the world with the height of 182 metres (597 ft). The monument statue is one of the mega projects in India and took 56 months to complete.

The Statue of Unity monument leader Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel is inaugurated today on 31st October 2018, located facing the Narmada dam and surrounded by valley of flowers.

Veera Abhaya Anjaneya Hanuman Swami – 41 m

Veera Abhaya Anjaneya Hanuman Swami

Statue: Veera Abhaya Anjaneya Hanuman Swami
Depicts: Lord Hanuman
Height: 41 m (135 ft)
Location: Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh

The Veera Abhaya Anjaneya Hanuman Swami is a Lord Hanuman statue, located in the Paritala town Near Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh. Hanuman Swami statue is the World’s tallest Hanuman and the tallest statue in India with an height of 41 m (135 ft) installed in 2003.

Thiruvalluvar Statue – 40 m

Statue: Thiruvalluvar Statue
Depicts: Tiruvalluvar
Height: 29 m (95 ft)
Location: Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu

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).

Tathagata Tsal – 39 m

Buddha Park of Ravangla in South Sikkim host the tallest status of Lord Buddha in India, constructed between 2006 and 2013 and Ravangla is part of the Himalayan Buddhist Circuit.

Dhyana Buddha Statue – 38.1

Dhyana Buddha statue in Amaravathi is the second tallest status of Buddha in India in sitting posture, situated on the banks of Krishna river of Andhra Pradesh.

Statue of Padmasambhava – 37.5 m

Padmasambhava Guru Rinpoche

Statue: Padmasambhava Guru Rinpoche
Depicts: Padmasambhava  
Height: 37.5 m (123 ft)
Location: Rewalsar Lake, Himachal Pradesh

The Padmasambhava was a sage guru of Buddhism also known as Guru Rinpoche in Northwest India. Statue of Padmasambhava is located on a mountain in the Mandi district     Himachal Pradesh above the famous Rewalsar Lake.

Lord Shiva of Murudeshwara – 37 m

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Statue: Shiva of Murudeshwara
Depicts: Lord Shiva  
Height: 37 m (122 ft)
Location: Uttara Kannada, Karnataka

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.

Padmasambhava Guru Rinpoche – 36 m

Padmasambhava -Guru-Rinpoche

Statue: Padmasambhava Guru Rinpoche
Depicts: Padmasambhava  
Height: 36 m (118 ft)
Location: Namchi, Sikkim

The 36 m tall statue of Padmasambhava Guru Rinpoche is located in Namchi in South Sikkim. Giant statue of Guru Rinpoche of Namchi is considered as the tallest guru statue in India. The famous Siddhesvara Dham is located near by with four most revered Dhams of the Hindus Jagannath, Dwarika, Rameshawaram, Badrinath under one roof  along with the replicas of 12 Jyotirlingas and a 108 ft tall statue of Lord Shiva.

Adiyogi Shiva Statue – 34 m

Adiyogi Shiva statue at Coimbatore is the largest bust sculpture in the world and also largest and tallest face in the world at height of 112 feet.

Statue of Ahimsa – 33 m

Statue of Ahimsa is the tallest Jain statue in the world with 108 feet (32.9 meters) tall, depicts the first Jain Tirthankara, Rishabhanatha and located at Mangi-Tungi, near Nashik.

Basava Statue – 33 m

Lord Basava statue in Bidar district of Karnataka is the tallest statue of lord Basava in the world, Another famous statue of lord Basava is located next to Bhishmakere in Gadag with a total height of 116 feet tall.

Hanuman Statue of Damanjodi 33.1 m

Damanjodi of Odisha has the World’s second tallest Hanuman statue, located at NALCO township.

Hanuman Murti – 33 m

Hanuman Murti-Shimla

Statue: Hanuman Murti
Depicts: Lord Hanuman
Height: 33 m (108 ft)
Location: Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

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.

Mindroling Monastery Buddha Statue – 32.6 m

Mindroling Monastery Buddha

Statue: Mindroling Monastery Buddha
Depicts: Buddhas
Height: 32.6 m (107 ft)
Location: Dehradun, Uttarakhand

The statue of Gautama Buddha is located in Mindrolling Monastery of Dehradun. Mindroling Monastery is one of the major Monastery in India and six major monasteries of the Nyingma school in Tibet.

Maruti Murti in Nandura – 32 m

Hanuman Murti-Nandura

Statue: Hanuman Murti
Depicts: Lord Hanuman
Height: 32 m (105 ft)
Location: Nanduras, Maharashtra

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.

Shiva of Har ki Pauri – 30.5 m

Lord-Shiva-Haridwar

Statue: Har ki Pauri
Depicts: Lord Shiva
Height: 30.5 m (100 ft)
Location: Haridwar, Uttarakhand

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.

Chinmaya Ganadhish – 26 m

Chinmaya Ganadhish

Statue: Chinmaya Ganadhish
Depicts: Lord Ganesha
Height: 26 m (85 ft)
Location: Kolhapur, Maharashtra

Chinmaya Ganadhish is the tallest statue of Lord Ganesha with an height of (85 ft) located in Kolhapur Maharashtra. The tall Ganesha idol can be seen from the Pune-Bangalore Nation highway 4.

Adinath Bawangaja – 26 m

Adinath Bawangaja

Statue: Adinath Bawangaja
Depicts: Lord Adinath
Height: 26 m (84 ft)  
Location: Barwani, Madhya Pradesh

The 26 m tall idol of Lord Adinath or Lord Rishabha,the first Tirthankars in the Jain religion is situated in the Barwani Madhya Pradesh. The Adinath Bawangaja statue is the major attractions of Barwani and become a Jain pilgrim site.Its is one of the older tallest statues in India.

Ram Tirath Temple Hanuman – 24.5 m

Hanuman of Ram Tirath temple

Statue: Hanuman of Ram Tirath temple
Depicts: Lord Hanuman
Height: 24.5 m (80 ft)
Location: Amritsar, Punjab

Ram Tirath temple is situated in west of Amritsar and dedicated temple of Lord Rama. In the compound of Ram Tirath temple a giant statue of Lord Hanuman is situated with an height of 24.5 m (80 ft).