Kamal Jain is the noted person who was largely responsible for the construction of Kailashnath Mahadev Statue structure. Kailashnath Mahadev Statue construction began in 2003 and successfully completed in 2010. It took approximately seven years for the construction.
The height of the statue is 143 feet (44 m). In the making of this statue, the materials used are Zinc, Copper, Concrete and Steel bar. On 21st June 2011, During Teej Festival the statue was proudly inaugurated for the public, tourists, devotees and pilgrims.
It was declared as as World’s Tallest Lord Shiva Statue. It slowly gained popularity among devotees, pilgrims and tourists. It is located in the place named Chitapol VDC, near Sanga, in the district of Bhaktapur, in Nepal.
In the border of Kavrepalanchok and Bhaktapur districts in Nepal, Kailashnath Mahadev Statue is situated like a shrine cum garden largely dedicated to Lord Shiva.
It is nearly 20km away from Kathmandu; Nepal. It is to be highly noted that local and Indian devotees plus pilgrims from all over the world visit this particular place for worshiping the Lord. On top of a hill, the statue is situated. From the day of its establishment, the world’s tallest Lord Shiva statue has greatly attracted tourism in Nepal.
On the day of Maha Shivratri, a sea of devotees, pilgrims and tourists throng this place with great devotion and dedication. As per the nation’s tourism department report, approximately 5000 visitors drop at this place in a week. A large crowd of devotees, pilgrims and tourist visit this place on weekends, festival occasions, national holidays and Hindu religious auspicious days.