Top 7 Tallest Statues in the World is an interesting article describing the seven tallest statues that have been built over the centuries. For example, the Great Sphinx, built by the ancient Egyptians, was 20 meters high. However, over the past century, a number of statues have been built that are much higher in height than the ancient wonders of the world. In this list, I will list the 7 tallest statues in the world at the moment.
7. Sculpture Motherland-Mother in Kiev
This is a monument in honor of the Great Patriotic War, calling for patriotism. The creation of the sculpture was completed in 1981, the statue itself rises by 62 meters, and together with the general structure, the height is 102 meters. The weight of the statue is 560 tons. Interestingly, the sculpture Motherland Mother in Volgograd, on Mamayev Kurgan, is much more famous, but its height is 54 meters
6. Sculpture of Emperors Yan and Huan
This sculpture was carved into the rock, which took over two decades. We finished its creation in 2007. the total height of the sculpture is 106 meters. For those who do not know, the sculpture is dedicated to the two very first emperors of China - Yan Di and Huan Di
5. Statue of Kuan Yin in China
The 108 meter high statue of the bodhisattva Huan Yin is located on the southern coast of Hainan Island in China. It took 6 years to create the statue, the work was completed in 2005
4. Statue of Krishto Rei (110 meters)
This statue was inspired by the famous Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro in 1959. It took 10 years to build, and the size of the statue is exactly the same as the statue in Rio. the total height of the monument is 110 meters
3. Statue of Ushiku Daibutsu in Japan (120 meters)
The Ushiku Daibutsu statue is dedicated to Buddha Amitabha and is located in the city of Ushiku in Japan. It was built in 1995. This is the third tallest statue of the world, the total height of the monument is 120 meters. There is an elevator inside the statue, which takes you to the observation platform at the top of the statue.
2. Laykyun Setkyar in Myanmar (130 meters)
This statue is the second tallest in the world. It is built on Kaung Hill in central Myanmar. At his feet is also the largest oblique Buddha statue in the world. The reclining Buddha was built in 1991 and the tall Laykyun Setkyar in 2008
1. Spring Temple Buddha (153 meters)
It is the largest and tallest statue in the world. The total height of the entire monument is 153 meters. The construction of this sculpture began after terrorists blew up the Bamiyan Buddhas in Afghanistan. The statue was completed in 2008
The graph below clearly demonstrates the size of the Spring Buddha in relation to the Statue of Liberty, the Motherland in Volgograd and Christ the Redeemer.