14 Biggest Statues in the World

You’ll find the ranking below as well as the small description!


14. Height: 62 m (203 ft)
Name: Mother Motherland
Location: Kiev, Ukraine
Description: Stands on a 40 m pedestal. 102 m (335 ft) total monument height


13. Height: 71 m (233 ft)
Name: Leshan Giant Buddha
Location: Leshan, China
Description: Construction started in 713.


12. Height: 72 m (236 ft)
Name: Great Standing Maitreya Buddha
Location: Emei Township, Hsinchu County, Taiwan


11. Height: 80 m (262 ft)
Name: Awaji Kannon
Location: Awaji Island, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan
Description: Stands on a 20 m pedestal. 100 m (328 ft) total height


10. Height: 85 m (279 ft)
Name: Rodina-Mat’ Zovyot! (Mother Motherland Calls)
Location: Mamayev Kurgan; Volgograd, Russia
Description: Finish-1967


9. Height: 88 m (289 ft)
Name: Dai Kannon of Kita no Miyako park
Location:Ashibetsu, Hokkaidō, Japan


8. Height: 88 m (289 ft)
Name: Grand Buddha at Ling Shan
Location: Wuxi, Jiangsu Province, China
Description: Finish 1996


7. Height: 96 m (315 ft)
Name: Peter the Great Statue
Location:Moscow, Russia
Description: Finish 1997


6. Height: 100 m (328 ft)
Name: Sendai Daikannon
Location:Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan


5. Height: 106 m (348 ft)
Name: Emperors Yan and Huang
Location: Zhengzhou, Henan, China
Description: Finish 2007


4. Height: 108 m (354 ft)
Name: Nanshan Haishang Guanyin
Location: Sanya, Hainan, China
Description: Finish 2005


3. Height: 110 m (361 ft)
Name: Ushiku Daibutsu
Location: Ushiku, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan
Description: Includes the 10 m (33 ft) lotus throne. Placed on a 10 m (33 ft) pedestal. 120 m (394 ft) total monument height.


2. Height:116 m (380ft)
Name: Laykyun Setkyar
Location: Monywa, Sagaing Division, Myanmar


And the winner is

Height:128 m (420 ft)
Name: Spring Temple Buddha -Foshan Golden Buddha
Location: Lushan, Henan, China
Description: It includes a 20 m (66 ft) lotus throne. Placed on a 25 m (82 ft) pedestal/building. 153 m (502 ft) total monument height.






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7 Responses to 14 Biggest Statues in the World

  1. patriot July 9, 2008 at 1:11 am #

    so… the world’s tallest statue is really a culture war between USSR communism and buddhism?

  2. Broad July 9, 2008 at 5:18 am #

    12. Height: 72 m (236 ft)
    Name: Great Standing Maitreya Buddha
    Location: Emei Township, Hsinchu County,” Taiwan”

  3. Nuno Lagoa July 9, 2008 at 12:37 pm #

    That last one has four photographs, but only the first two are related to the same statue. Look at the pedestals and chinese inscriptions and you will see three statues, not one.

  4. as July 9, 2008 at 8:25 pm #

    what about the jesus statue in brazil?

  5. as July 9, 2008 at 8:28 pm #

    nevermind its only 39.6m… wow these other ones are huge.

  6. josh February 5, 2012 at 11:13 am #

    what is the bigist statue in the world

  7. ppw March 12, 2012 at 1:31 am #

    happy to see this kind of buddha’s statues.

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