Paritala Anjaneya Temple

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Paritala Anjaneya Temple
Lord Hanuman Statue at Paritala Anjaneya Temple
Coordinates 16°38′49″N 80°25′24″E / 16.64688°N 80.423339°E / 16.64688; 80.423339 (Anjaneya Hanuman Swami (Paritala, India))
Location Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India
Type Statue
Material Concrete
Height 135 feet (41 m)
Opening date 22 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 state of Andhra Pradesh, India. The statue was installed in the year 2003 which 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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