Top 10 Tallest Statue in the World: Since ancient times there are large statues have been constructed. Most of these tall statues around the world are related to great personalities or some important events in history. The Great Sphinx, built by the ancient Egyptians of the Old Kingdom is 20 meter (66.34) high. India’s Statue of Unity is the one of the largest statue in the world. Check the list of the top 10 tallest statues in the world.
Top 10 Tallest Statue in the World
Here is the list of top 10 tallest statue in the world below –
1. Statue of Unity
The tallest statue in the world is the Statue of Unity depicting Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel which is 182.5 meters tall. The statue is located on a river island opposite the Sardar Sarovar Dam in Kevadiya Colony, Gujarat, India. The statue was installed by Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi on 31st October 2018 on the 143rd birth anniversary of Mr. Patel.
2. Spring Temple Buddha
The Spring Temple Buddha is the second largest statue in the world which is in in Lushan Country, Henan, China. The total height of the monument is 153 meters. It was the tallest statue in the world until India build the Statue of Unity. The construction of the statue started in the year of 1997 and completed in 2008. The statue is made up of Gold, copper alloy, and steel.
3. Laykyun Sekkya
Laykyun Sekka is one of the tallest statue in the world, situated in Maha Bodhi Tahtaung. It is a grand structure in a golden color of Gautama Budhha. The construction of the statue started in the year of 1996 and completed in 2008. The total height of the monument is 116 meters.
4. Statue of Belief
The Statue of Belief is one of the tallest statue in the world which is an avatar of Lord Shiva, was unveiled in 2020. The statue is located in Rajasthan, India. The total height of the statue of Shiva is 106 meters and the whole statue is made up of tonnes of steel.
5. Ushiku Daibutsu
Ushiku Daibutsu was built in 1993, depicting Amitabha Buddha and made of bronze. It was built to celebrate the birth of Shinran, the founder of the “True Pure Land School” of Buddhism. The statue of Lord Buddha is situated in Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan. The total height of the statue of Buddha is 100 meters and it was the world’s tallest statue from 1993 to 2008.
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6. Sendai Daikannon
Sendai Daikannon is a tallest statue of the gem-bearing Nyoirin Kannon form of Kannon situated in Sendai, Japan. The construction of Sendai Daikannon statue was completed in 1991. The statue of Sendai Daikannon is one of the top sixth tallest statues in the world. There is an elevator to take visitors to the top of the statue depicting Kanon, the bodhisattva of Shingon Buddhism. The total height of the statue of Kannon is 100 meters.
7. Guishan Guanyin
It is one of the 7th tallest statues in the world depicting the eleven-headed thousand-armed Guanyin. This gilded bronze statue depicts a Bodhisattva who embodies the compassion of all Buddhas. The statue of Guanyin is located in Weishan, Changsha, Hunan, China. The construction of the statue was completed in 2009. The total height of the statue of Guanyin is 99 meters.
8. Great Buddha of Thailand
Great Buddha of Thailand, also known as The Big Buddha, is the tallest statue in Thailand and the second-tallest statue in Southeast Asia. The Concrete statue of Buddha was constructed on the order of Phra Kru Vibul Arjarakhun, the first monk head of Wat Muang Temple. The total statue is painted in gold. The total height of the Great Buddha of Thailand is 92 meters.
9. Hokkaido Kannon
Hokkaido Kannon is another tallest statue in the world also known as Dai Kannon in Kita no Miyako Park. It is the third tallest statue in Japan. This statue is located in Hokkaido, Japan. The construction of the statue started in the year of 1975 and completed in 1989. The statue has more than 20 floors with an elevator. The total height of the Hokkaido Kannon is 88 meters.
10. The Motherland Calls
The Motherland Calls is the tallest statue of a woman in the entire world and one of the 10 tallest statues in the world. It is the tallest statue in Europe which was unveiled in 1967. The statue is located in Mamayev Kurgan in Volgograd, Russia and is 85 meters tall.