The Biggest Statues In The World
8. Dai Kannon of Kita no Miyako park
This statue was once known as the tallest in the world when it made its grand debut back in 1989 and only held the title until 1991. The 289 foot or 88-meter tower was planned out in 1975 and comes with 20 floors and an elevator.
7. Great Buddha of Thailand
Known also as The Big Buddha and several other nicknames, this is recognized as the tallest statue in all of Thailand as it’s 300 feet or 92 meters tall. Construction started back in 1990 and wasn’t finished until 2008.
6. Qianshou Qianyan Guanyin of Weishan
Also referred to as the Guishan Guanyin of the Thousand Hands and Eyes, this statue made out of gilded bronze and happens to be 325 feet or 99 meters tall. It can be found in the People’s Republic of China.
5. Mao Zedong Statue
This statue isn’t one of the biggest but we would like to mention that the 37 meter or 121-foot statue depicting Mao Zedong was recently destroyed. The given reason was unclear and now 9 months and the equivalence of $460,000 are wasted.
4. Ushiku Daibutsu
This Buddha statue can be found situated in the Ushiku, Ibaraki Prefecture in Japan. Construction on the statue finished back in 1993. The statue’s height comes out to a grand total of 330 feet or 100 meters tall.
3. Emperors Yan and Huang
The statue depicting the two Emperors of China was completed back in 2007 and is found in Zhengzhou, Henan, China. The tower was built until it reached its completed height of 348 feet or 106 meters.
2. Spring Temple Buddha
Located in Lushan, Henan, China, this Vairocana Buddha statue is the second tallest statue in the world. Completed way back in 2002, the statue’s total height comes out to exactly 355.8 feet or 108.45 meters tall.
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1. Laykyun Setkyar
This is the tallest statue in the world and stands at a towering 380 feet or 115.8 meters tall. The statue depicting Buddha is located in Khatakan Taung, Myanmar(me an mar) and was completed back in 2008.
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