Top 10 Tallest Statues In The World

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Statue is a free-standing sculpture, representing one or more people or animals (real or mythical), in their entirety or partially. Here is the list of top 10 tallest statues in the World.

1. Statue of Unity, India

Height: 182 m

Depicts: Vallabhbhai Patel

It Stands on a 58 m base. It has 240 m total monument height. The tallest statue in the world.

 

2. Spring Temple Buddha, China

Height: 128 m

Depicts: Buddha (Vairocana)

It Stands on a 19.3 m lotus throne, and other stacked base platforms of various height. It has 208 m total monument height.

3. Laykyun Sekkya, Myanmar

Height: 115.8 m

Depicts: Buddha (Gautama)

It stands on a 13.41 m lotus throne. It has 129.2 m total monument height.

4. Ushiku Daibutsu, Japan

Height: 100 m

Depicts: Buddha (Amitābha)

It stands on a 10 m lotus throne and 10 m pedestal/building. It has 120 m total monument height. It was the World’s tallest statue from 1993 to 2002.

5. Sendai Daikannon, Japan

Height: 100 m

Depicts: Kannon (Guanyin)

It was the World’s tallest statue from 1991 to 1993.

6. Qianshou Qianyan Guanyin of Weishan, China

Height: 99 m

Depicts: Guanyin

It is a gilded bronze statue.

7. Great Buddha of Thailand, Thailand

Height: 92 m

Depicts: Buddha (Gautama)

It is made with concrete & painted with Gold.

8. Dai Kannon of Kita no Miyako park, Japan

Height: 88 m

Depicts: Kannon (Guanyin) – Byakue Kannon

It was the World’s tallest statue from 1989 to 1991.

9. Rodina-Mat' Zovyot! (The Motherland Calls), Russia

Height: 85 m

Depicts: Woman representing the Motherland

Tallest statue in Russia and Europe.

10. Awaji Kannon, Japan

Height: 80 m

Depicts: Kannon (Guanyin)

It stands on a 20 m pedestal/building, 100 m total height.

(This listing is author’s personal view. Source: Internet )

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