The 10 Tallest Statues in The World

The 10 Tallest Statues in The World
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You must have read about the seven wonders of the world and some have even seen the seven wonders of the world in real life. But do you know about the 10 tallest statues in the world? Perhaps some people may know, but those who do not know today know. Impressive tall statues around the world stand up to honor the greatest figures of history and important events. Some of them have become the city's main attraction for their heights

So let's get start

1. Statue of Unity (India 182 meters)


Statue of Unity

Location

Narmada Valley Kevadiya Colony, Narmada district, Gujarat, India

Google earth view link

https://rb.gy/rq8i4g

Dedicate

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

Designer

Ram V. Sutar

Material

Steel framing, reinforced by concrete and brass coating, bronze cladding

Height

182 meters (597 ft)

Visitors

2.8 million (In 2018-19)

Beginning date

31 October 2013

Completion date

30 October 2018

Opening date

31 October 2018


The project was first announced in 2010 and the construction of the statue was started by Larson and Toubro in October 2013, with a total construction cost of Rs 2,989 crore. It was designed by Indian sculptor Ram V. Sutra and was inaugurated by Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi on 31 October 2018, the 143rd birth anniversary of Sardar Patel.

An outreach drive called the Statue Unity Movement was established to support the construction of the statue. The farmers helped collect the iron needed for the statue by donating the farm equipment they used. By 2016, a total of 135 metric tons of scrap iron was collected and about 109 tonnes were used to make the base of the statue after processing. In support of the project, a marathon called Run for Unity was held on December 15, 2013, in Surat and Vadodara.

The Statue of Unity of India is currently at number one in the tallest statue, but before this, the Spring Temple Buddha of China was in the first place, it was 54 meters (177 ft) high. In India, the statue of Hanuman can be seen in a 41 meter (135 ft) statue 7 km (4.3 mi) radius at the Paritala Anjaneya Temple near Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, before the Statue of Unity in India. More than 128,000 tourists visited it in 11 days since it opened to the public on November 1, 2018. 

2. Spring Temple Buddha (China, 153 meters)


Spring Temple Buddha

Location
Fodushan Scenic AreaLushan County, HenanChina
Google earth view link
Height
Statue: 153 meters (502 ft)
Including base: 208 meters (682 ft)
Beginning date
1997
Completion date
1 Sep 2008 
Dedicated to
Gautama Buddha

Spring Temple Buddha is a giant statue depicting the Buddha of Wairoka, located in Zhaokan Township, Luhan County, Hainan, China, from 1997 to 2008. It is located within the Fodushan Scenic area, close to the national freeway number. 311. At 128 m (420 ft), with a 258 (82 ft) lotus throne, it is the second tallest statue in the world (182 m high, after the Statue of Unity in Gujarat). The statue was started in 1997 and finished in 2008.

The statue stands on a 20-meter long lotus cushion, with 1100 pieces of copper. The construction of the Spring Temple Buddha is estimated to cost 55 million, of which $ 18 million is to be spent on the statue. Spring Temple Buddha derives its name from the nearby Tianrui Hot Spring, whose water is 60°C (14°F). The Fokwan Temple built during the Tang Dynasty has the Bell of Good Luck, which is placed on top of the Dragon Head peak. The bronze bell weighs 116 tonnes.

3. Laykyun Sekkya


Bodhi Tataung (Laykyun Sekkya)

Location
Khatakan taung, near monywa, myanmar
Google earth view link
Height
Statue: 116 meters (381 ft)
Including base: 129.2 m (424 ft) 
Beginning date
1996
Complete date
21 Feb 2008

According to Laykyun Sekkya Buddha, 2018, the world's third tallest statue stands at 116 meters (381 feet). This statue of Gautama Buddha is on a 13.5-meter (44-foot) throne located in the village of Khatkan Tung near Monyawa, Myanmar. Construction began in 1996 and was completed on February 21, 2008. The operation was initiated by Chief Abbott Wayne.

The great Buddhist monument is located near the city of Mandalay, which, in turn, is considered the country's Buddhist center. Not all travelers are aware of the fact that LeCune Seca has a complex device. The statue of a standing Buddha hides 27 floors and a special elevator. The dependent statue has a temple. Another landmark of the surrounding Bodhi tree garden, where about 9000 plants have been planted. It is believed that Buddha attained enlightenment during the rest of the time under the Bodhi tree.

4. Ushiku Daibutsu (Japan, 100 meters)

Ushiku Daibutsu

Location
2083 Kunocho, Ushiku, Ibaraki 300-1288, Japan
Google earth view link
https://rb.gy/xr6qog
Height
Statue: 100 metres (330 ft)
Including base: 120metres (390 ft)
Material
Bronze
Completion date
1993 
Designer
Otani Kosho

Ushiku Daibutsu is a statue located in Ushiku, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan. Completed in 1993, it has a total height of 120 meters (390 feet), including a 10 meter (33 foot) base and a 10-meter lotus platform. This statue was the record for the tallest statue during 1993-2008. By 2018, it is one of the top five tallest statues in the world. As of October 30, 2018, it was the tallest statue in the world.

Inside the statue, there are four separate floors, which can be reached at the top of Angtuk using an elevator. On the first level, beautiful music can be heard by Angatuk, on the second level is devoted solely to scriptural teaching. On the third level, 30000 idols of the Buddha are kept.

Weight: 4,003 tons (8,825,000 pounds)
Left Hand Length: 18.00 m (59.06 ft)
Length of the face: 20.00 m (65.62 ft)
Eye Length: 2.55m (8.4 ft)
Length of mouth: 4.5 m (15 ft)
Nose Length: 1.2m (3.9ft)
Ear Length: 10.00 m (32.81 ft)
First finger length: 7.00 m (22.97 ft)
Inside the statue is a four-story

5. Sendai Daikannon (Japan, 100 meters)

Sendai Daikannon

LocationNakayamaminami-31-36 Sanezawa, Izumi Ward, Sendai, Miyagi 981-3217, Japan
Google earth view link
https://rb.gy/v6e6i1
Height
100 metres (330 ft)
Dedicated to
Nyoirin Kannon
Completion date
1 Sep 1991

Sendai Daikannon is a large statue of the gem-bearing Nyoirin Kannon form of Kannon, located in Sendai, Japan. It is the tallest statue of the world's Noreen Cannon and the tallest statue of a Japanese goddess. By 2018, it is one of the top five tallest statues in the world at 100 meters (330 feet). It was the tallest statue in the world at its completion in 1991 but has since surpassed that position.

This statue depicts the Shingon Buddhist canon of Buddhism. This canon statue contains a neohiju who holds a wish gem in his hand, which he classifies as canon's neorin canon ("canon of desire"). There is a small entrance fee to enter the statue. On the first floor are several statues of Buddha and mythical kings. Visitors take the elevator to the 12th level then land on the stairs and down the road. At each level, eight Buddhas are displayed in the wooden cabinets, 108 in all.

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6. Guishan Guanyin (China, 99 meters)

Guishan Guanyin

Gaushan Guanine, a thousand hands, and eyes, is located in Ningxiang, Hunan province, and is the fourth tallest statue in China, and the sixth-tallest statue in the world. It is a golden bronze monument depicting Avalokiteshwar and is 99m (325 ft) high. Ningxan County government invested 260 million yuan to complete its construction in 2009, with the help of local trade and religious organizations.

7. Great Buddha of Thailand (Thailand, 92 meters)

 
Great Buddha of Thailand

Location
Wat Muang, Wiset Chai Chan, Ang Thong, Thailand
Google earth view link
Type
Buddha statue in Maravijaya attitude
Material
Concrete
Height
92 meters (302 ft)
Completion date
2008
Dedicate to
Gautama Buddha

Great Buddha of Thailand, also known as Big Buddha. The Great Buddha of Thailand, Phra Buddha Maha Navamin, and Mahamin Sakayamuni's Visagechaicorn in November 2018 are Thailand's tallest statues. It is also the second tallest statue in Southeast Asia and the seventh-tallest statue in the world. Construction of this statue began in 1990 and was completed in 2008. The cement sculpture is completely gold plated.

This huge Buddha statue was created by the principles of Thivada Buddhism. The statue sometimes called by the locals "Luangpho To" or "Luangpho Yai", In fact, the word Luangfo refers to the image of a particular Buddha. The name means big Buddha, so it has been used to refer to any giant Buddha statue. The same thing goes for the word Luangfo yai which means exactly that. 

From Bangkok to go to the Great Buddha of Thailand

  • The easiest way to reach Wat Muang from Bangkok is by bus.
  • Buses depart frequently from Mo Chit Terminal in Bangkok bound for Ang Thong. 
  • From Ang Thong, you’ll need to hire a tuk-tuk to take you the rest of the way to the temple. 
  • Just tell the driver you want to see the “Big Buddh” (Luangpor Yai).
  • Visiting the temple is absolutely free; there is no entrance fee

8. Dai Kannon of Kita no Miyako park (Japan, 88 meters)

Dai Kannon of Kita no Miyako park

Location
31-1 Asahimachi, Ashibetsu, Hokkaido 075-0036, Japan
Google earth view link
Type
Statue
Complete
1989
Height
88 meters (289 ft)

Kita no Miyako Park's Die Cannon, also known as the Hokkaido Cannon, is also the third tallest statue in Japan, and the tenth tallest statue in the world associated with the Grand Buddha in Ling Shan. It was the tallest statue in the world when it opened in 1989 at 88 meters (289 feet), setting a world record until 1991.

This statue began planning in 1975 and was built in 1989. This statue depicts Guanine (Avaloktivara) and is in Kitta Miyako Park on Hokkaido Island. The statue has more than 20 floors with an elevator, a place with venues and venues, a total of eight, and a platform that provides visitors with a panoramic view of the area.

9. The Motherland Calls(country: Russia, city: Volgograd, 85-metre)

Motherland Calls

Location
Near Mamayev Kurgan, Volgograd, Russia
Google earth view link
Designed by
Yevgeny Vuchetich, Nikolai Nikitin
Height
88 meters (289 ft)
Beginning date
May 1959
Completion date
15 Oct 1967


The work of sculptor Yevgeny Vuchetich and engineer Nikolai Nikitin is an 85-meter (279 ft) figure of a woman stepping forward with a raised sword. The statue is an allegorical image of the Motherland, which calls on its sons and daughters to repulse the enemy and return to the attack. Motherland calls from an engineering point of view, as the sword on its right, is in its distinctive posture. The upper arm and left arm are extended in a calling gesture.

The technology behind the hollow statue is based on a combination of precast concrete with wire ropes. The monument was started in May 1959 and was completed on October 15, 1967. It was the tallest sculpture in the world at the time of creation. The restoration work on the main monument of the monument complex was done in 1972, while the replacement of the sword consisted entirely of stainless steel. At night, the sculpture is lit with floodlights. It was specially published as part of a light show titled "The Light of the Great Victory" to mark the 72nd anniversary of victory over Nazi Germany.

10. Awaji Kannon (Japan, 80 meters)


Awaji Kannon

Location
Awaji Island, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan
Google earth view link
https://bit.ly/3dmSs4C
Type
Statue, museum and temple
Height
80 meters (260 ft)
Beginning date
1977
Completion date
1982

Hyogo Prefecture of Japan, Awaji Kannon, or World Peace Giant Kannon, a museum and a temple on Awaji Island. The building is currently abandoned. The construction of the Awaji Kannon began in 1977, with the Okuchi group's realtor Toyokichi Okunai. The statue sits on a 5-story bustling building 20 meters (66 feet) high with a sixth-floor inspection deck inside the statue. Okuchi managed the building until his death in 1988; his wife took over and continue to operate but also died in 2006.

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