Lord Murugan Statue is the tallest statue of a Hindu deity in Malaysia and second tallest statue of a Hindu deity in the world, only second place to the Kailashnath Mahadev Statue in Nepal. It is also the tallest statue in Malaysia at 42.7m in height. It is located at the Sri Murugan Perumal Kovil at the foot of Batu Caves. It took 3 years of construction and unveiled in January 2006 during Thaipusam festival.Put Lord Murugan Statue on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Kuala Selangor trip itinerary planning tool.
2.5 Mil Ringgit Malaysia was spent to build this statue 350 tons of Steel bars, 1,550 cubic metres of Concrete, and 300 litres of gold paint used to build this statue 15 sculptors from India
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This statue is of Murugan, the son of Parvati and Shiva, brother to Ganesha and the Hindu God of War. For a god of war, the depiction of Murugan looks rather benign. Cheerful even. Stil, it’s... more »
The scale of the statue is incredible... It makes you smile, it is so gigantic. A wonderful thing to see... more »
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