108 ft. Lord Shiva statue

Mangal Mahadev is a 33 m (108 ft) tall sculpture of the Hindu god Shiva standing with his Trishula (trident) at the entrance of Ganga Talao (Grand Bassin), a crater lake situated in the district of Savanne in Mauritius.[1] It is a replica of the Shiva statue in Sursagar lake in Vadodara,Gujarat in India and is the tallest statue in Mauritius.

The sight of the Mangal Mahadev statue is quite impressive as it is a beautifully crafted majestic statue.

During your visit of this sacred site, you will inevitably be awestruck by the gigantic statue of Lord Shiva, the Destroyer. However, fear not about your doom, at Grand Bassin you will find the Hindu God of destruction smiling and as peaceful as ever.

The statue is 108 feet (33 meters) high and is the highest known statue in Mauritius. It is a faithful copy of the Shiva statue located near Sursagar Lake in Vadodara, Gujarat, India. It was completed in 2007 and the “Sthapan” (the ritual) was done during the 2008 Maha Shivratri festival.