The ancient temple which stood for ages was fast dilapating. The ancient temple which stood for ages was fast dilapating. The temple is mainly built of granite.Subsequently, other sculptures were built on the Kanduka hill, which have enhanced the beauty of the place. The 123 ft high Shiva statue is the world’s largest Shiva sculpture and has become a landmark. Another newly added masterpiece is the world’s largest Rajagopuram in front of the temple complex. This 249 feet tower was inaugurated in May 2008.