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Tallest statues in the world

  • Spring Temple Buddha, China

    Spring Temple Buddha depicts Vairocana Buddha, was built in 2002. It is 153 meters in height and ranks as the tallest statue in the world, currently. It includes a 20 m lotus throne placed on a 25 m pedestal/building.

  • Laykyun Setkyar, Myanmar

    Laykyun Setkyar in Myanmar stands as the second largest statue in the world at 116 feet. It was built in 2008. It stands on a 13.5 m throne, 130 m total monument height

  • Ushiku Daibutsu, Japan

    Ushiku Daibutsu in Japan depicts Amitabha Buddha. It was built in 1995 Located in Japan, the statue includes 10 m of lotus throne, 10 m pedestal/ building. Total monument height 120 m.

  • Nanshan Haishang Guanyin, China

    Nanshan Haishang Guanyin, China was built in 2005. It is the fourth tallest statue in the world at 108 ft.

  • Emperors Yan and Huang, China

    Emperors Yan and Huang in China was was built in 2007. The statue takes the 5th place as the world's tallest at 106 m.

  • Sendai Daikannon, Japan

    Sendai Daikannon in Japan is at number 6. The statue was built in 1991 and stands tall at 100 m

  • 7. Peter the Great Statue, Mowcow, Russia

    Peter the Great Statue in Russia was built in 1997 at 96 m. It is the eighth tallest statue in the world, with Qianshou Qianyan Guanyin of Weishan in China at the 7th place

  • Great Buddha of Thailand

    Standing at 92 feet, Great Buddha of Thailand, was built in 2008. It is the 9th tallest statue in the world

  • Dai Kannon of Kita no Miyako park, Japan

    Dai Kannon of Kita no Miyako park in Japan is the 10th tallest statue in the world. It was built in 1989 and stands at 88 ft.

  • Statue of Liberty, US; Cristo Redentor do Corcovado (Christ the Redeemer), Brazil

    Surprisingly one of the first statues that come to our minds when we think of the most famous are no where close to the tallest in the world. Statue of Liberty in US, built in 1886, is at number 39 at 48 m. Cristo Redentor do Corcovado (Christ the Redeemer) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, built in 1931 stands at 30 m.

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