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Tallest Statue of Hindu Deity.

Tallest Statue of Hindu Deity

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Hockessin, Delaware

Members of the Hindu Temple in Hockessin pooled their resources and had a 25-foot-tall, 30-ton statue of Hanuman, the god of strength and knowledge, carved in India. It was shipped to the U.S. and hauled to Delaware on a flatbed truck in 2020.

The granite statue is supposedly the tallest of a Hindu god carved out of a single piece of stone in the U.S.

The towering gray rock effigy is made more photo-worthy with the routine addition of colorful robes and flowers.

Tallest Statue of Hindu Deity

Hindu Temple Association

Address:
760 Yorklyn Rd, Hockessin, DE
Directions:
Hindu Temple Association. From DE-41/Lancaster Pike turn north at the stoplight onto Yorklyn Rd. Drive a half-mile to the Temple, on the right.
Hours:
M-F 8-12:30, 5-8:30; Sa-Su 8-8:30 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
302-235-7020
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