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Thiruvalluvar Statue
Thiruvalluvar Statue is definitely one of scared gem famous as a symbol of prominence that stands 133 feet tall. It weighs just a little bit more than 7000 tons. More than 500 craftsmen or workers have worked in its construction and they designed a masterpiece to be a beacon of art for the whole humanity to draw the attention of thousands of people to see this splendour work of art and culture.

The Thiruvalluvar Statue is 133 feet tall stone sculpture of the Tamil poet and saint Tiruvalluvar, author of the Thirukkural. It is located atop a small island near the town of Kanyakumari and was created in January 1, 2000 (Millenium) where two seas and an ocean meet; the Bay of Bengal, the Arabian Sea, and the Indian Ocean. The figure has a height of 95 feet (29 m) and stands upon a 38 foot (11.5 m) pedestal. It also portrays the 38 chapters of "virtue" in the Thirukkural. The statue standing on the platform symbolizes "wealth" and "pleasure". This statue denotes the 133 chapters in the Thirukkural. The total weight of this statue is 7000 tons.

The statue, with the perfect bend around the waist is evocative of a dancing pose of the ancient Indian deities like Nataraja. Indian sculptor Dr. V. Ganapati Sthapati was created this sculpture.

Padmanabhapuram Palace Vivekananda Rock Memorial Thiruvalluvar Statue
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