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7 Largest Statues in the World

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Large statues have been developed since antiquated times. The Great Sphinx, worked by the ancient Egyptians of the Old Kingdom, is 20 meter (66.34) high is still one of the greatest statues on the planet. In the course of recent years the world has seen the construction of ever taller and bigger statues. This list features the current largest statues in the world.

Rodina Mat (102 meters)

Situated in Kiev, the Rodina Mat statue is designed according to an symbol made during World War II to prepare the Soviet individuals. The stainless steel statue was done in 1981 and stands 62 meter (203 ft) tall on top of a museum building with the overall structure measuring 102 m (335 ft) and weighing 560 tons.

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Emperors Yan and Huang (105 meters)

The model of Emperors Yan and Huang were cut into a mountain over a time of 20 years and was finished in 2007. The model is 106 meter (345 ft) tall and depict two of the earliest Chinese emperors, Yan Di and Huang Di. China’s “Mount Rushmore” is located inside the Yellow River Scenic Area near Zhengzhou.

Guan Yin Statue (108 meters)

The 108 meter (354 ft) tall statue of the bodhisattva Guan Yin is arranged on the south shore of China’s Hainan island. The statue has three viewpoints with one side facing inland and the other two confronting the South China Sea. The statue took 6 years to manufacture and was done in 2005.

Cristo-Rei (110 meters)

Inspired by the celebrated Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro, the Cristo-Rei place of worship was introduced in 1959 following a 10 year building period. The statue is about the same size as its celebrated model in Rio, 28 meter (92 ft) high, yet it remains on a 82 (209 ft) meter tall structure as an entryway so the total height of the monument is 110 meters (361 ft). At the base of the statue is a observation deck providing panoramic views of the city of Lisbon.

Ushiku Daibutsu (120 meters)

The Ushiku Daibutsu Statue

The Ushiku Daibutsu is situated in the city of Ushiku in Japan. Completed in 1995, the figure is the third biggest statue on the planet, standing a total of 120 meters (394 feet) high including the 10m (30 ft) base and a 10m (30 ft) high lotus platform. Guests to the Buddha statue can take a lift to a stage where an observation deck is situated. The bronze-plated figure portrays Amitabha Buddha, and is otherwise called Ushiku Arcadia.

Laykyun Setkyar (130 meters)

The Laykyun Setkyar is the second tallest statue on the planet at 130 meters including a 13.5 meter throne. It was based on top of Po Kaung Hills close to the city of Monywa in central Myanmar. At its foot lies the biggest reclining Buddha statue in the world. The Laykyun Setkyar was completed in 2008, the reclining Buddha in 1991.

Spring Temple Buddha (153 meters)

The Spring Temple Buddha is the biggest statue on the planet. The total height of the monument is 153 meter (502 ft) including a 20 meter (66 ft) lotus throne and a 25 meter (82 ft) building. Development of the Spring Temple Buddha was arranged after the Bamiyan Buddhas were blown up by the Taliban in Afghanistan. The statue was finished in 2008 and depicts Vairocana Buddha.

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