Paritala Anjaneya Temple

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Paritala Anjaneya Temple
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Lord Hanuman Statue at Paritala Anjaneya Temple
Coordinates16°38′49″N 80°25′24″E / 16.64688°N 80.423339°E / 16.64688; 80.423339 (Anjaneya Hanuman Swami (Paritala, India))
LocationVijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India
TypeStatue
MaterialConcrete
Height135 feet (41 m)
Opening date22 June 2003

Paritala Anjaneya Temple is a temple residing statue of Lord Hanuman. The statue is the tallest one dedicated to Lord Hanuman in the world.[1] It is located in the village of Paritala on NH-9, approximately 30 km from the city of Vijayawada, in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. The statue was installed in the year 2003 and stands 135 feet (41 metres) tall.

The statue is taller than Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (38 m, including 8 m pedestal) and attracts many devotees, both foreign and domestic.

The tallest Lord Hanuman statue outside India is at Carapichaima, Trinidad and Tobago, which is 85 ft tall.

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