The  ‘Lord Murugan Statue’ (a.k.a. Lord Subramanya) is at the base of Batu caves, near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. This  is the second tallest statue of a Hindu deity in the world, only second to the Kailashnath Mahadev Statue in Nepal.

Lord Murugan statue of Batu caves - Malaysia

Trivia

  • 42.7 m in height
  • 24 million rupees spent for the statue
  • 250 tons of Steel bars, 1,550 cubic meters of Concrete, and 300 liters of gold paint used
  • 15 sculptors from India

 


Anoop Hullenahalli

An Electronics Engineer working on wireless embedded systems for a living. Traveling, photographing and sharing my experiences here at ANUBIMB helps me unwind and break the monotony of life.

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