Many statue creations in the world are known for their architect, design, height and much more. We have seen construction of many taller and bigger statue art in last 30 to 40 years. Statues are the part of our History since ancient times as there are many statue creations that stand still from hundreds and thousands of years. In this article we will be sharing 10 highest statue creations in the World that attracts everyone with their architecture and amazing height.
1. Spring Temple Buddha (153 meters)
Spring Temple Buddha statue is located in the Zhaocun township of Lushan County, Henan, China. This amazing and world’s highest statue was build in 2002 and is 153 meter (502 ft) including a 20 meter (66 ft) lotus throne and a 25 meter (82 ft) building.
2. Laykyun Setkyar (130 meters)
Laykyun Setkyar is a standing Buddha in Burma that was build in 2008. It is world’s second largest statue with the height of 30 meters including a 13.5-meter throne. At its foot lies the largest reclining Buddha statue in the world.
3. Ushiku Daibutsu (120 meters)
Located in Ushiku, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan, Ushiku Daibutsu was completed in 1995 and is the third largest statue in the World with the height of 120 meters (394 feet) including the 10m (30 ft) base and a 10m (30 ft) high lotus platform.
4. Cristo-Rei (110 meters)
Cristo-Rei was inaugurated in 1959 after a 10-year building period and is inspired by the famous Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro. This amazing and beautiful monument is 110 meters (361 ft) in height.
5. Guan Yin Statue (108 meters)
6. Emperors Yan and Huang (105 meters)
Completed in 2007, Emperors Yan and Huang statue is one of the largest statues in the world. The construction of this statue lasted 20 years and has a total height of 106 meter (345 ft). According to experts, the statues commemorate politics and the economy.
7. Rodina Mat (102 meters)
Located in Kiev, the Rodina Mat statue is modeled after a symbol made during World War II to mobilize the Soviet people. Rodina Mat statue was finished 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.
8. Sendai Daikannon
Located in Sendai, Japan, Sendai Daikannon is the eighth largest or tallest statue in the World with the total height of 100 metres (328 feet). An elevator takes tourists to the top of the statue, which depicts the Japanese Buddhist Bodhisattva Kannon.
9. The Peter the Great Statue
Located at the western confluence of the Moskva River and the Vodootvodny Canal in central Moscow, The Peter the Great Statue is a amazing architect and is 98-metre-high monument. It weighs around 1,000 tons and contains 600 tons of stainless steel, bronze and copper.
10. The Great Buddha
The Great Buddha is the tallest statue in Thailand and the 10th largest statue in the world. This statue is located in in the Wat Muang Monastery in Ang Thong province and is 92 m (300 ft) high, and is 63 m (210 ft) wide.
These above mentioned creations are the best examples of ancient and modern architecture. We expect to see more of such creations in future also and hope that this post on largest statue creations will help you know the world and it’s amazing creations.