Statues stand as remarkable examples of human creativity, religious devotion, and architectural achievements. They attract visitors from around the world, offering unique cultural and spiritual experiences.
Here are the top five tallest statues in the world:
- Statue of Unity – India
- Spring Temple Buddha – China
- Laykyun Sekkya Buddha – Myanmar
- Ushiku Daibutsu – Japan
- Guanyin of the South Sea of Sanya – China
- Statue of Unity: The Statue of Unity is currently the tallest statue in the world. Located in Gujarat, India, it stands at a height of 182 meters (597 feet). The statue is a tribute to Vallabhbhai Patel, a prominent political leader in India’s independence movement.
- Spring Temple Buddha: The Spring Temple Buddha in Henan, China, is the second tallest statue in the world, standing at a height of 128 meters (420 feet). It depicts a seated Buddha and is situated on a lotus-shaped pedestal.
- Laykyun Sekkya Buddha: The Laykyun Sekkya Buddha in Khatakan Taung, Myanmar, reaches a height of 116 meters (381 feet). This statue features a standing Buddha and is situated in the middle of a scenic surrounding.
- Ushiku Daibutsu: The Ushiku Daibutsu in Ushiku, Japan, stands at a height of 110 meters (360 feet). It depicts Amitabha Buddha and is surrounded by beautiful gardens and an exhibition hall.
- Guanyin of the South Sea of Sanya: Situated in Sanya, China, this statue reaches a height of 108 meters (354 feet).
Other tallest statue in the world are:
- Sendai Daikannon, Japan: Found in Sendai, Japan, the Sendai Daikannon has a height of 100 meters (330 feet).
- Peter the Great Statue, Russia: Located in Moscow, Russia, this statue stands at a height of 98 meters (322 feet).
- Statue of Liberty (United States): The Statue of Liberty in New York City, United States, stands at a height of 93 meters (305 feet).
- Great Buddha of Thailand, Thailand: Situated in Ang Thong, Thailand, the Great Buddha of Thailand reaches a height of 92 meters (302 feet).
- Dai Kannon of Kita no Miyako park, Japan: Found in Ashibetsu, Japan, this statue has a height of 88 meters (289 feet).
- Grand Buddha at Ling Shan, China: Located in Wuxi, China, the Grand Buddha at Ling Shan stands at a height of 88 meters (289 feet).