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Largest Hindu Temple in the World to be built in West Champaran District in Bihar – Virat Ramayan Mandir

Virat Ramayan Mandir will be built at Janki Nagar near Kesaria in West Champaran District in Bihar. When completed it will be the largest Hindu Temple in the world. Here are few details about the planned Virat Ramayan Mandir:

The temple will have a height of 440 feet – The present largest Hindu Temple in the world is the 12th century Angkor Wat temple complex in Cambodia, which is 215 feet high.

Virat Ramayan Mandir will be 2268 ft. in length, 1296 ft. in width and 440 ft. in height.

Virat Ramayan Mandir complex will comprise of 18 temples with high spires.

The Shiva Temple in the complex would have the largest Shivling in the world.

The temple is being built by the Mahavir Mandir Trust in Patna.

The main temple with murtis of Ram, Sita, Luv and Kush will have a seating capacity of 20,000.

The total cost of the construction of the temple is more 500 crore.

Virat Ramayan Mandir is located at Janaki Nagar near Kesaria in North Bihar at a distance of 120 km. from Patna and 60 km. from the historic town of Vaishali.

The temple is spread over a sprawling area of 200 acres on the main Kesaria Chakia road near traditional Kathwalia-Bahuara village.

Note - There is no consistency regarding the height of the proposed temple. It is given as 440 feet, 405 feet and 370 feet.