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Sanga - 108ft Shiva statue

The 108ft Shiva, tallest Shiva statue in the world, was opened in June 2010.  The statue is constructed at Chhitpol-5, Kailaskut hill in Bhaktapur. The construction took 6 years and involved 100 Nepali and skilled labors from India. The construction of foundation alone took two years. To protect the statue from natural factors like sun, wind, and rain, it is coated with zinc. It is further coated with copper on top of zinc coating. According to Kamal Jain, the outer cover of the statue contain 6000 kgs of zinc and copper.
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