There are many giant statues of Lord Shiva in the world, such as Nepal has a 143 feet high statue, while in India, Isha Fountain has made a 112 feet high Lord Shiva statue, but it is not a complete idol of Shiva. But you will be surprised to know that the world’s largest Shiva idol is located in Nathdwara, Rajasthan.
The height of this idol is about 351 feet. It is so high that it is visible even from 20 km away. Joy ride has been started to see this idol from a helicopter. Now the world’s largest Shiva statue can be seen from a height of 1000 feet. Everyone would like to capture this beautiful view with their camera. The joyride service in Nathdwara is attracting a lot of tourists. You can catch the bird’s eye view of this statue from the sky for about 7 minutes. The fare per ride is Rs 2700, while the fare for children below 8 years is Rs 1500.
It is being said that a 110 feet high base has been made for the Shiva idol to be built on Ganesh Tekri. To protect it from the rainy Sun, the idol has been painted with zinc coating, which will not fade for 20 years. Twelve floors have been built inside the idol. Four lifts have been installed inside the idol. Out of which, 29-29 devotees will be able to come together up to 110 feet in 2 lifts at a time and up to 280 feet in the second lift.
Four lifts have been installed here for the devotees. Also, there are 3 stairs. Apart from this, two waterfalls of 55 thousand liters of water have been made inside. In which Shivaji will be consecrated from a waterfall. The other water will be used to extinguish the fire. This base and statue are earthquake-resistant. Along with this, there will be no pressure on the statue even during the wind blowing at 250 kmph.