'Lord Murugan Statue' - Malaysia

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' (Tamil : முருகன் சிலை ; Bahasa Malaysia : Tugu Dewa Murugga )[1] is the tallest statue of Hindu deity in Malaysia[2][3] and second tallest statue of Hindu deity in world, only second place to the Kailashnath Mahadev Statue in Nepal. It also the tallest statue in Malaysia at 42.7 metres (140 ft) in height. It located at the Sir Murugan Perumal Kovil at the foot of Batu Caves.[4] It took 3 years of construction and unveiled in January 2006 during Thaipusam festival.