Murudeshwar is well known for the temple and its giant statue of Lord Shiva. But there are several other statues within the same complex, and this part of the complex is known as the statue park.
A giant statue of a Nandi, the vahana of Lord Shiva, in scale to its master, sits facing him. Statues depicting the scene from the legend of the Murudeshwar temple, where Ravana gives the Atman-Linga to the Lord Ganesha, who is disguised as a brahmin boy can also be found here. One can learn about the legend, by paying a visit to the caves, which have the entire story on its walls.
Surprisingly, scenes from Mahabharata can also be spotted in this diverse park. A statue of Lord Krishna and Arjuna on the chariot, depicting the geetopadesham, stands on a rock. And immediately reminds us of the teachings of the Lord.
The park also has several other smaller statues and features and it makes it a thoroughly beautiful and educational experience.

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