Hanuman Murti Statue at Jakhu Temple in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh is the second tallest statue of Lord Hanuman in India. This 108 feet (33 meter) tall Hanuman Murti Statue is build on top of the ancient Jakhu Temple of Shimla, dedicated to Anjaneya Swamy. The Anjaneya idol is located at the highest altitude of over 8100 feet above sea level.
Legend has it that, Lord Hanuman took rest at Jakhu Hills where the present Jakhoo Temple is located while he was sent to bring Sanjeevani herb to save the life of injured Lakshmana, during the Rama-Ravana battle.
The tallest Hanuman Statue in India and the world is also located at India, at Paritala in Andhra Pradesh. Click Here to read more details of Statue of Veera Abhaya Anjaneya Hanuman Swami at Paritala.
This second tallest Hanuman Statue in India was unveiled on 4th November 2010, Hanuman Jayanti day by then Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal in presence of Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan.