7 tallest statues in the world
Large and high statue built since ancient times. For example, the Great Sphinx was built by the ancient Egyptians was 20 meters in height. However, during the last century it was built a number of statues, much higher than the height of the ancient wonders of the world. In this list, I will list the 7 highest statues of the world at the moment
7. Sculpture Motherland in Kiev
It is a monument in honor of the Great Patriotic War, calling for patriotism. Creation of the sculpture was completed in 1981, the statue itself stands 62 meters and together with the general structure height is 102 meters. The weight of the statue - 560 tons. What is interesting, much more famous sculpture The Motherland Calls in Volgograd, Mamayev Kurgan, but its height - 54 meters
6. Sculpture Emperors Yan and Huang
This sculpture was carved in the rock, it took more than two decades. Finished its creation in 2007. the total height of the sculpture - 106 meters. For those who do not know, a sculpture dedicated to the two very first emperor of China - Yan Di and Huang Di
5. Statue of Guan Yin in China
Huan Yin Bodhisattva statue height of 108 meters is located on the southern coast of the island of Hainan in China. On the creation of the statue took 6 years, the work was completed in 2005
4. The Statue of Cristo Rei (110 meters)
This statue was built under the inspiration of the famous statue of Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro in 1959. The construction took 10 years, and the size of the statue is fully consistent with the statue in Rio. total height of the monument is 110 meters
3. Statue Daybutsu Ushiku in Japan (120 meters)
Statue dedicated to Daybutsu Ushiku Amida Buddha and is located in the city of Ushiku in Japan. It was built in 1995. It is the third tallest statue of the world, the total height of the monument is 120 meters. Inside the statue constructed an elevator that can go up to the observation platform at the top of the statue
2. Laykyun Setkyar in Myanmar (130 meters)
This statue is the second highest in the world. It is built on a hill in central Kaung Myanmar. At his feet it is also the largest reclining Buddha statue in the world. Reclining Buddha was built in 1991, and the high Laykyun Setkyar in 2008
1. Spring Temple Buddha (153 meters)
This is the biggest and the tallest statue in the world. The total height of the monument is 153 meters. The construction of this sculpture was started after terrorists blew up the Buddhas of Bamiyan in Afghanistan. The statue was completed in 2008
The graph below clearly demonstrate the size of the Spring Buddha in relation to the Statue of Liberty, the Motherland in Volgograd and the Christ the Redeemer
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