Shiva of Murdeshwara, Murdeshwar, Karnataka
The Shiva of Murdeshwar is the second tallest statue of Lord Shiva in the world.
(Last Updated on : 29/06/2019)
Located in the town of Murdeshwar in the state
, the statue of Murdeshwara is near the ancient Murdeshwara Temple
on the Murdeshwar Beach
. The statue was built over a span of 2 years and stands tall at a height of 123 ft. The Shiva
statue was financed by Dr. R.N. Shetty, a businessman
and philanthropist at a cost of approximately 50 million rupees. The statue was built by Shivamoggas Kashinath and several other sculptors and is designed in such a way that it appears to sparkle under the sunlight.
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