Top 10 Tallest Statue In The World
1. Statue of Unity, India, 182 Meters
Statue of Unity is the tallest statue in the world, Inspired by the Iron Man of India – Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. He stood strong and unbeatable against the Britishers and contributed a lot to make India independent from British rule. Sardar with all his heart believed in peace and uniting the whole nation. The statue is so tall that it would literally take 4 statues of liberties arranged in a top to bottom series to match the height of the Statue of Unity.
The man who gave the idea of building the Tallest Statue In The World was actually the honorable Prime Minister of India (2014-2024), Shri Narendra Modi. It was his thought to mark India on number one on the list of Tallest Statues in the World that is 182 meters high. bb
The Statue is built in the city of Vadodara on the banks of Sardar Sarovar Dam. The Tallest Statue In The World is over 600 feet high cost around $430 million. A total of 22,500 tonnes of cement was used to frame the structure of the same.
2. Spring Temple Buddha, China, 182 Meters
Being the second tallest statue in the world, Spring Temple Buddha was built from 1100 pieces of a Copper Cast. The statue is standing strong on a lotus throne who is 20 meters tall. The statue was named after a hot spring situated near the site. The Second Tallest Statue In The World cost around $55 Million.
3. Laykyun Setkyar, Myanmar, 116 Meters
The third Tallest Statue In The World is 116 meters tall and is situated in Myanmar. The construction of the same started in the year 1996 and was ready by the year 2008. Laykyun Setkyar, the third Tallest Statue In The World is standing rock solid on 13.5-meters tall throne. The visitors of the statue are facilitated by an elevator to reach on the top to enjoy a panoramic view of the city. Also, an 89 meter long lying Buddha can also be seen from the top.
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4. Ushiku Daibutsu, Japan, 110 Meters
The name of the fourth Tallest Statue In The World means “Great Buddha in Ushiku” situated in the Ushiku City of Japan. The Buddha statue is made solely of bronze. The statue has four different levels. Tourists can listen to melodious music on the first floor, study spirituality on the second level, and can look out at the 30,000 tiny Buddha’s statue. From the fourth and topmost level, visitors can have a look at the serene beauty of the gardens surrounding the place.
5. Guan Yin of the South Sea of Sanya, China, 108 Meter
The fifth Tallest Statue In The World is 108 meters tall. Guan Yin is the Buddhist goddess of compassion and is located in the Hainan province of China. The statue has 3 different faucets to showcase to the world. It took close to 6 years to complete the construction of the 5th tallest statue of the world. The first face the inland and the other two faces towards the sea.
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6. Emperors Yan & Huang, China, 106 Meter
The statue was built to commemorate Chinese emperors. The sculpture took 20 years to complete the entire sculpture and the construction started in 1987. The entire project cost around $22.5 million to the Government. The nose of the statue is 6 meters long and the eyes are 3 meters wide. It is the sixth tallest statue in the world.
7. Sendai Daikannon, Japan, 100 Meters
The world’s 7th tallest statue in the world is 100 meters tall and is located in the Sendai city of Japan. It is standing strong on the hill in Sendai and also facilitates the view of it from different parts of the city. The statue holds a jewel in her right hand and a water flask in her left hand. The locals say that the jewel is for granting wishes true and the water flask is to pour the water of wisdom.
8. Peter The Great Statue, Russia, 100 Meter
The eighth Tallest Statue In The World was built to remember the Russian Emperor, Peter 1, who ruled the country for 43 consecutive years. The statue is facing the Moskva River in the city of the moscow. The building was designed by a Georgian designer zurab tsereteli, used 600 kg tonnes of stainless steel and bronze. It was inaugurated in the year 1997.
9. Great Buddha of Thailand, Thailand, 92 Meters
It is the tallest statue of the country and the ninth tallest statue of the world. The construction of the same started in 1990 and got completed in 2008. The internal of the statue is made up of cement and is coated with gold paint on the outer side. It was made using the principles of Theravada Buddhism.
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10. Grand Buddha at Lingshan, China, 88 Meter
It is the tenth tallest statue in the world. Also it is one of the 3 tallest statue in the world that china has and are also in the list. It is made up of 700 tonns of bronze. The place is spread over 74 acres and offers quite a lot Buddhist sites to its visitors.