Kailashnath Mahadev, the tallest statue of Shiva

High up on the hill top in Sanga, which is 20 km away from Kathmandu, stands the tallest Shiva sculpture in the world. The statue is 108 feet tall, after the holy number in Hindu mythology. When the foundation of 35 feet is added the total height of the statue comes to be 143 feet. The statue is made of cement, concrete and iron and then is coated with zinc and copper to protect the statue from natural factors like sun, wind, and rain. It It is said that the amount of these metals in the outer cover of the statue is 6000 kg.

Alongside these massive sculpture are smaller ones of Parvati, Ganesha and Shiva's gate keeper bull Nandi and numerous lingas of different design.
There is also a nature care treatment center there on the hill, offering yoga, spa, colon-cleansing and various other therapies. There is also a children's park, swimming pool and a meditation centre on the territory. The views from the hill are really picturesque.

So, it's no wonder that the place attracts around 8000-10000 visitors on weekends and public holidays.

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