Large and tall stat­ues have been built since ancient times. 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, far exceed­ing the height of the ancient won­ders of the world. In this list, I will list the 7 tallest stat­ues in the world at the moment
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7. Sculpture Motherland in Kyiv

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 to 62 meters, and togeth­er with the over­all struc­ture, the height is 102 meters. The weight of the stat­ue is 560 tons. Inter­est­ing­ly, the Moth­er­land Moth­er­land sculp­ture 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, it took more than two decades. Com­plet­ed its cre­ation in 2007. the total height of the sculp­ture is 106 meters. For those who are not in the know, the sculp­ture is ded­i­cat­ed to the two very first emper­ors of Chi­na — Yan Di and Huan Di
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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
guan yin statue

4. Statue of Cristo Rei

This stat­ue was inspired by the famous Christ the Redeemer stat­ue in Rio de Janeiro in 1959. The con­struc­tion took 10 years, and the size of the stat­ue is ful­ly con­sis­tent with the stat­ue in Rio. the total height of the mon­u­ment is 110 meters
cristo rey

See also
Famous Roman amphitheaters

3. Statue of Ushiku Daibutsu in Japan

The stat­ue of Ushiku Daibut­su is ded­i­cat­ed to the Bud­dha Amitab­ha and is locat­ed in the city of Ushiku in Japan. It was built in 1995. This is the third high­est stat­ue in the world, the total height of the mon­u­ment is 120 meters. There is an ele­va­tor inside the stat­ue, where you can go up to the obser­va­tion plat­form at the top of the stat­ue.
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2. Laykyun Setkyar in Myanmar

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 reclin­ing Bud­dha stat­ue in the world. The reclin­ing Bud­dha was built in 1991 and the tall Laykyun Setk­yar in 2008

1. Buddha of the Spring Temple

This is the largest and tallest stat­ue in the world. The total height of the entire mon­u­ment is 153 meters. The con­struc­tion of this sculp­ture was start­ed after ter­ror­ists blew up the Bamiyan Bud­dhas in Afghanistan. The stat­ue was com­plet­ed in 2008
spring temple buddha
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
Read also about the tallest build­ings in the world in a sep­a­rate selec­tion on Life­Globe