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5 Tallest Statues in the World

Rasshmie Salunkhay Aug 14, 2019
Erecting memorials of the greatest historical events or phenomenal personalities has long been a practice in the human race. Have a look at some of the colossal statues around the world.

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Guanyin of Nanshan

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At 108 meters, the Guan Yin of Nashan stands gloriously as the 5th largest statue in the world. This holy shrine is situated in Hainan Province, China.

Ushiku Daibutsu

At a whopping 4000 ton and 110 meters, Ushiku Daibutsu is an enormous bronze monument in Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan. The world's 4th largest statue's name literally translates to 'Great Buddha Of Ushiku'.

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Laykyun Setkyar

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Laykyun Setkyar, the world's 3rd tallest figurine stands at 116 meters. A laying statue of Buddha accompanies this prominent attraction of Myanmar, which has an elevator for tourists to get a bird's eye view of the city.

Spring Temple Buddha

A renowned buddhist pilgrimage destination, Hunan Province, China is home to the 2nd tallest idol in the world. The massive Spring Temple of Buddha stands 153 meters tall.

Statue Of Unity

A commemoration to one of the greatest Indian leaders, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the Statue Of Unity takes the throne of world's tallest statue. This 182 meters humongous effigy is a major attraction in Gujarat, India.