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World top 10 tallest statue

World top 10 tallest statue

10. Awaji Kannon (fr)

By some measures, it was the largest statue in the world when it was completed (in 1982), and it is still one of the largest statues on the planet.

Country: Japan - Awaji Island, Hyogo Prefecture (Japan)

Depicts: It depicts Kannon - the popular Buddhist goddess known in Chinese as Guanyin

Height: 80 metres

 

9. Rodina-Mat' Zovyot (The Motherland Calls)

It is the tallest statue in Europe, the tallest statue (excluding any pedestal) of a woman in the world and the second tallest freestanding non-religious statue in the world.

Country: Russia

Depicts: Woman representing the Motherland

Height: 85 metres

 

8. Dai Kannon of Kita no Miyako park

It was considered the tallest statue in the world when it opened in 1989 at 88 metres (289 ft), holding the world record until 1991.

Country: Japan

Depicts: Japan

Height: 88 metres

7. Great Buddha of Thailand

The Great Buddha of Thailand, also known as The Big Buddha, The Big Buddha of Thailand, Phra Buddha Maha Nawamin, and Mahaminh Sakayamunee Visejchaicharn, is the tallest statue in Thailand, the second-tallest statue in Southeast Asia, and the seventh-tallest in the world.

Country: Thailand

Depicts: Buddha

Height: 92 m

 

6. Qianshou Qianyan Guanyin of Weishan - It is a gilded bronze monument

Country: China

Depicts: Avalokitesvara

 

5. Sendai Daikannon

Daikannon is the representation of the Japanese Buddhist Bodhisattva. Standing tall at 100 meters (330 feet tall), the Daikannon stands firmly on a hill overlooking the city and an adjacent golf course.

Country: Japan

Height: 99 metres

 

4. Ushiku Daibutsu

The statue held the record for the tallest statue from 1993-2002. It was built to commemorate the birth of Shinran, founder of the Jodo Shinshu.

Country: Japan

Depicts: Amitabha Buddha

Height: 100 metres

 

3. Laykyun Setkyar

This statue of Gautama Buddha stands on a 13.5-metre (44 ft) throne located in the village of Khatakan Taung, near Monywa, Myanmar. Its construction began in 1996 and it was completed on 21 February 2008. It was commissioned by the Chief Abbot Ven. Narada.

Country: Myamar

Depicts: Buddha (Gautama)

Height: 115.8 metres

 

2. Spring Temple Buddha

The Spring Temple Buddha derives its name from the nearby Tianrui hot spring whose water, at 60 °C (140 °F), is renowned in the area for its curative properties.

Country: China

Depicts: Vairocana Buddha

Height: 128 metres

 

1. Statue of Unity

The Statue of Unity is a statue of Indian freedom fighter Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel (1875-1950) in the Narmada district of Gujarat, India. It was designed by Indian sculptor Ram V. Sutar and was dedicated by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 31, 2018, the 143rd anniversary of Patel's birth.

Country: India

Depicts: Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

Height: 182 mts

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