The statue built all over areas of world symbolizes tribute to some great personalities or religious and cultural or event history. Thus it is the best thing which you can prefer while going out for a family trip. Those who love to gather information about historical monuments must understand that how mesmerizing it is to capture the historic gravestones in camera. The eye-catching statues are represented in such a way that it enhances the beauty of the country as well as the world.
Top 10 tallest statues in the world
1. Statue of Unity (182 m)
The statue is constructed to portray the “iron man of India” named as Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. The height of the statue is measured nearly about 182 meters. This sculpture is built on the side of the Sardar Sarovar dam, i.e. nearest to Vadodara city. Along with tallest statues in the world, the statue is also known for its fastest completion, i.e. within 34 months.
2. Spring Temple Buddha (153 meters)
It comes under the list of tallest statues in the world and is located in China. The height of Spring Temple Buddha is 153 meters. The time taken in the construction is near about 12 years; the project was started in the year 1997 and was completed in the year 2008 it is portrayed as Vairocana Buddha. Construction was designed after Taliban projected the Bamiyan Buddhas in Afghanistan.
3. Laykyun Setkyar(130 m)
Laykyun Setkyar was constructed on the top mountains of Po Kaung Hills, i.e. in the city of Monywa, central Myanmar. The overall designing of a statue was completed in 2008; hence it is achieving appreciation from its magnificent representation.
4. Guan Yin of the South Sea of Sanya, China, 108 Meter
The statue is built in the centre of a beautiful city in China. Whether its height or according to heritage representation the statue is commendable. The faces of a statue in three different directions are considered a blessing from Goddess; hence it is something emotional which attracts supporters as well as others.
5. Ushiku Daibutsu (120 meters)
Ushiku Daibutsu is calculated as 120 meters in a figure; it is situated in the beautiful city of Japan. It also considered as the heritage sculpture for the supporters of Buddhism; thus the statue depicts Amitabha Buddha, which is also known as Ushiku Arcadia. It was revealed in 1995, and till now the number of visitors is increasing day by day.
6. Emperors Yan and Huang, China, 106 meters
It has taken almost 20 years for the completion of Emperors Yan and Huang statue. This sculpture was built in the remembrance of Chinese emperors Yan and Huang. The mountain is carved at “Mount Rushmore” situated inside the Yellow River Scenic Area at Zhengzhou. The attractive part of the statue is 3 meters wide eyes and nose 6 meters in length.
7. Sendai Daikannon, Japan, 100 meters
The 100-meter temple represents Japanese Buddhist Bodhisattva; you can view this statue from other parts of the city too. Sendai Daikannon is in top hills of Japan which looks marvelous. Moreover, the eye-catching part is that in the right-hand statue holds a jewel; according to history, it is used to grant wishes to people. In the left hand, there is water flask which pours water of wisdom.
8. Peter the Great statue, Russia, 96 meters
The statue is incredibly designed by the most famous Georgian artist Zurab Tsereteli. Statue of Peter the Great was built in the remembrance of Russian emperor Peter I; the 96-meter statue is constructed by 600 tons of Bronze and stainless steel. The great emperor ruled here for 43 years; hence sculpture facing Moskva River at Moscow city is something beyond imagination.
9. Great Buddha of Thailand, Thailand, 92 meter
The place was opened for visitors in the year 2008. It is considered as the tallest statue of Thailand; it is constructed with the finest material and painted with golden colors. Thus the Great Buddha of Thailand was built on the principles mentioned by Theravada Buddhism.
10. Grand Buddha at Lingshan, China, 88 meters
It is one of the tallest statues in the world which increase the beauty of China. Every year there is a great rush of visitors at Grand Buddha at Lingshan. On the mountains of Lingshan the statue made up of bronze material, and the weight is around 700 tons. The statue of Grand Buddha at Lingshan is spread in 74 acres.
These tallest statues are located in different parts of the world; no doubt they all are magnificent and increasing visitors day by day. Some of the sculptures are related to religious as well as historical monuments. These statues are the main source of attraction which offers a glimpse of ancient times and modern architecture.