Top 10 Tallest Statues In The World.

There are various statues build all around the world since ancient times. The main purpose of building statue is to honor greatest people in the world who have done good for nation and people. Let me list our few tallest statues in the world right now

Here are list of Tallest Statues in the World. Top to Bottom. So, Let's Start.

1. Statue of Unity

Location: Near Narmada Dam, Rajpipla, Gujarat

The Statue of Unity is a monument dedicated to Indian independence movement leader Vallabhbhai Patel. It is the world's tallest statue with the height of 182 metres, located in the Indian state of Gujarat . It is located facing the Narmada Dam , 3.2 km (2.0 mi) away on the river island called Sadhu Bet near Rajpipla in Gujarat.
 The Statue was designed by Padma Bhushan recipient sculptor Ram.V Sutar, The Statue of Unity is build to withstand wind velocity up to 60 m/sec, vibration and earthquake.

2. Spring Temple Buddha

Location: Henan, China

This statue of was established in the year 2002 in place of Lu'an in Henan province of China. The height of the statue is about 153 meter.  It's made of 108 kilograms of gold, 3,300 ton of copper alloy and 15,000 ton of steel. Let us tell you, to reach the statue of this tallest Buddha, you have to make a total of about 1000 staircases.

3. Laykyun Setkyar

Location: Khatakan Taung, near Monywa, Myanmar. 

Laykyun Setkyar Buddha statue (Bodhi Ta Htaung) is 424 feet (129 m) high with thirty one floors, located in Sagaing Region. It is the second largest Buddha statue in the world. Construction of the statue was finished in 2008. This religious site consists of a thousand of sitting Buddha images beneath the bodhi trees. 

4. Ushiku Daibutsu

Location: Ushiku, Japan

This Buddhist statue located in Ushiku, Ibaraki Prefecture in Japan. The height of this Buddhist statue is 120 meters tall with a 10-meter lotus throne and an additional 10-meter base. The statue is made in bronze and was completed in  1993. The statue is a tribute to the birth of Shinran, the founder of the Jodo Shinshu of Buddhism.  

5. Guanyin of Nanshan

Location: Jiyang District, Sanya, Sanya, Hainan, China

The Guanyin of Nanshan is a 108-metre (354 ft) statue of the bodhisattva Guanyin, sited on the south coast of China's island, became the 5th most largest statues in the world. The statue took six years to build and was enshrined on April 24, 2005. The statue has three aspects: one side faces inland and the other two face the South China Sea, to represent blessing and protection by Guanyin of China and the whole world. 

6. Emperors Yan and Huang

Location: Henan, China

The sculpture of Emperors Yan and Huang is a monument in China that was carved from a mountain on the Yellow River. The overall monument height is 106 metres (348 ft); a 55-meter base platform with 51-meter busts on top. They depict two of the earliest Chinese emperors, Yan Di and Huang Di. The construction lasted 20 years and was completed in 2007. They are located in Zhengzhou, the capital of Henan province, People's Republic of China.

7. Sendai Daikannon

Location: Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture (Japan)

This huge Sendai Daein is located in the northern part of Sendai City, 100 metres (330 ft). Due to the large size of the statue, it looks like a strange world in Sendai City. It can enter the interior of the Guanyin image, and the interior is divided into 12 layers for the statue of 108 Buddha statues. You can also take the elevator to the top floor, from the market in Sendai to the Pacific Ocean.

8. Peter the Great Statue

Location: Moscow, Russia

One of the most controversial sculptures in Moscow is the massive statue of Peter the Great by the sculptor Zurab Tsereteli. In total the whole structure is 98 metres high and depicts Peter the Great standing on a ship. Moscow should be paying tribute to Peter the Great.

9. Great Buddha of Thailand

Location: Wat Muang, Chai Chan, Ang Thong, Thailand

Great Buddha is the highest statue in Thailand and it is ranked as the ninth tallest statue in the world. Great Buddha of Thailand is located in Ang Thong province. Also popular as Phra Buddha Maha Nawamin, this statue is 92 meters tall and 63 meters wide.

10. Grand Buddha, Lingshan

Location: Binhu District, Wuxi, China

The Lingshan Giant Buddha is located on Xiaoling Mountain on the edge of Taihu Lake in Wuxi. The statue has a height of 88 meters, completely made of bronze, weighs 700 tons, it features wonderful attractions including the Brahma Palace, Five Mudra Mandala, Nine Dragons Bathing Sakyamuni, Xiangfu Temple and many other Buddhist sites.

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