The statue, which cost approximately 24 million rupees, is made of 1550 cubic metres of concrete, 250 tonnes of steel bars and 300 litres of gold paint.
Yes, standing at 42.7m (140ft) high, it is the tallest statue of Murugan in the world.
You probably don’t want to play with them (or even smile). Sometimes, they can be very aggressive.
No short pant or skirt above knee-level is allowed (especially if you plan to go up the stairs)