Top 10 Tallest Statues in the World 2020

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Top 10 Tallest Statues in the World 2020

Top 10 Tallest Statues in the World. Nowadays tourism across the world has increased, people visit the different places they love the most. They love to visit historical places, adventure places, Romantic places, Monument visits, etc……In the world there are many places to visit but here is a collection of some beautiful and unbelievable human architecture gifts i.e. World Tallest Statues in the world. There are many statue or monument constructed decayed after decayed and this monuments always takes a place in people’s heart.

Take a look Top 10 Tallest Statues in the World 2020.

10. Awaji Kannon

Awaji Kannon Top 10 Tallest Statue in the World

Dedicated to:- Guyanyin Kannon

Location:- Awaji Island, Japan

Height of statue:- 80 meter (260 ft.)

Completed Year:- 1982

Cost:- n/a

Top 10 Tallest Statues in the World 2020.

Awaji Kannon located in Awaji Island, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan. This statue constructed started and ended between in the year of 1977 to 1982.

Awaji Kannon or World Peace Giant Kannon is an 80 meters tall statue that is on story pedestal building that is 20 meters high. This statue portrays Kannon, the popular Buddhist goddess known in Chinese as Guanyin. This statue was built by a local businessman, Toyokichi Okunai in 1982. Nowadays, the statue is considered a safety hazard. So, no-one is allowed inside.


09. The Motherland Calls

The Motherland Calls

Dedicated to:- Women representing the Motherland

Location:- Mamayev Kurgan, Russia

Height of statue:- 85 meter (279 ft.)

Completion Date:- 15 October 1967

Cost:- $55 million in 2002

Top 10 Tallest Statues in the World 2020.

The Motherland Calls is the tallest statue in the European country. It is the first tallest statue build in the world and is ranking 9th as the tallest statue in the world. This statue is a figure of a woman stepping forward with a sword in hand. The technology behind this statue is prestressed concrete with wire ropes.

 The structure is socially made of stainless steel, trimmed with titanium sheets. It was the tallest statue in 1967 at the height of 85 meters after that more statues came into competition. This is the first statue that represents a woman with a sword.


08. Dai Kannon of Kita no Miyako park

Dai Kannon of Kita no Miyako park

Dedicated to:- Kannon  Byakue Kannon

Location:- Ashibetsu, Hokkaido of Japan

Height of statue:- 88 meter (289 ft.)

Completed year:- 1989

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Cost:- The estimated cost of the entire project was $55 million and around $18 million was solely spent on the statue.

The Dai Kannon of Kita no Miyako Park construction began in 1975 and occurred through 1989. This is also the 3rd tallest statue in Japan itself and the 8th tallest statue in the world. It is tied with the Grand Buddha at Ling Shan

Dai Kannon of Kita no Miyako park is also called as Byakue Kannon. This monument portrays the bodhisattva Guanyin, or Avalokitesvara. The statue has over 20 floors with an elevator and floors containing shrines and places of worship.


07. Great Buddha of Thailand

Great Buddha of Thailand

Dedicated to:-Gautama Buddha

Location:- Wat Muang, Wiset Chai Chan of Thailand

Height of statue:- 92 meter (302 ft.)

Completed year:- 2008

Cost:- US$47 million in 2008

This statue is also called as The Big Buddha. The construction of the statue started in 1990 and was completed in 2008. The statue is 63 m (210 ft) wide  and92 m (300 ft) high. This statue has a seated posture. The statue was built by the money which was donated from faithful Buddhists considering as the act of making merit.

This statue is a gold-painted statue. The  9th tallest statue in the world and also 2nd in South Asia. The Wat Maung temple is in Ang Thong province and the statue is in the Wat Maung temple.


06. Guishan Guanyin

Guishan Guanyin Top 10 Tallest Statue in the World

Dedicated to:- Guanyin

Location:- Weishan, Changsha of China

Height of statue:- 99 meter (325 ft.)

Completed Year:- 2009

Cost:- 260 million yuan in 2009

It is located in Weishan, Changsha, Hunan, China. Guishan Guanyin is China’s fourth-largest statue and the world’s tallest statue ranking 6th.

Guinea’s Guinness of 1,000 eyes and hands are the world’s tallest statues of bronze. This tall statue is 99 meters long and shows Avalokitesvara. This statue is found in the Wisishan village of Changsha in China’s Hunan Province. This statue was completed by local government and investment by religious institutions in 2009.


05. Sendai Daikannon

Sendai Daikannon Top 10 Tallest Statue in the World

Dedicated to:- Kannon (Guayin)

Location:- Sendai, Japan

Height of statue:- 100 meter (330 ft.)/

Completion date:- September 1, 1991

Cost:- n/a

Sendai Deikanon is a large statue of Nyorin Kannan form, holding Kannan gems in Sendai, Japan. This statue was completed in September 1991.

 This idol is considered to be the tallest statue of the deity Noreen Kannan. The goddess’s statue is adorned with gems and is located in Sendai, Japan. The height of the idol is 100 meters. There is a lift to reach the crest of the idol. The Bodhisattva Kannan is at the top which is a rendering from the Shingon sect of Buddhism.


04. Ushiku Daibutsu

Ushiku Daibutsu Top 10 Tallest Statue in the World

Dedicated to:- Buddha Amitabha

Location:- Ushiku, Ibaraki of Japan

Height of statue:- statue: 100 metres (330 ft) including base: 120 metres (390 ft)

Completed Year:- 1993

Cost:- around $55 million

This Ushiku Daibutsu statue is the fourth tallest statue in the world.

The statue is Bronze-made and was completed in the year of 1993. This statue is a clear potray of Amitabh Buddha. There is lift  that takes visitors to an observation floor in the statue. The statue is a tribute to the birth of Shidran, the founder of Jodo Shinshu or the “True Pure Land School” of Buddhism.

The statue resembles a four-story museum. The iriri lobby also has a bright light shaft as the centerpiece, beyond which the lift leads visitors to the next floor. The second level is called “the world of gratitude and gratitude”. It placed more emphasis on Buddhist scriptures. The third floor is called the “World of Lotus Sanctuary” and contains 3000 golden Buddhist statues. The final level is actually the windows looking from the bust of the statue to the garden and animal park.


03. Laykyun Sekkya Buddha

Laykyun Sekkya
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Dedicated to:- Gautam Buddha

Location:- Khatakan, Monywa of Myanmar

Height of statue:- 116 metres (381 ft) including base: 129.2 meters (424 ft)

Completion date:- 21 February 2008.

Cost:- $35 million

Laykyun Sekkya dedicated especially to Buddha. The construction of the statue was completed within a span of 12 years and was revealed on 21st Feb 2008. The Buddhist pagodas and parks near the statues are mesmerizing. This statue is painted yellow as this color is said to be wisdom color in Buddhism. The statue shows the founder of Buddhism, Buddha Shakyamuni. This is important to know about this statue that it is made by the donations of local people. There are 31 floors inside the statue.


02. Spring Temple Buddha

Spring Temple Buddha

Dedicated to:- Vairocana Buddha

Location:-  Zhaocun, Henan of China

Height of statue:- 128 meter (420 ft.)

Completion Date:- 1 September, 2008

Cost:- 55$ in 2002

Currently, it is the second-largest statue in the world as of 2008 after the Statue of Unity in India with height if 597 feet. It is located in the Zhaocun township of Lushan County, Henan, China. the massive copper Buddha stands atop a 66 foot tall Lotus shaped pedestal with this it giving a total height of 502 feet. The statue portrays clearly the Vairocana Buddha. It was built between 1997 -2008.

This statue acquired its name from a nearby hot water spring named Tianrui hot spring which can be restored. The Stairs lead up to the 420-foot (128-meter) Spring Temple Buddha statue.


01. Statue of Unity

statue of unity

Dedicated to:–  Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

Location:- Kevadiya Colony, Gujarat, India

Height of statue:- 182 meter (597 ft.)

Completion Date:- 31 October 2018

Cost:-

The Initiation of the construction of the Statue of Unity was laid by Shri Narendra Modi, who was the Chief Minister of Gujrat, on 31st October 2013. And the statue of Unity started for the public after 56 months on 31st October 2018. The Statue of Unity is the tallest statue in the world and it developed in the respect of one of the greatest Indian Revolutionary leaders and freedom fighter Sardar Vallabhai Patel, and also known as the Iran Man of India. Because of his efforts, India was not divided into smaller independent countries.

This statue is 182 meters tall and was completed within a span of 34 months and was unveiled on  Patel’s birth anniversary in 2018. The statue is one of the favorite projects of Prime Minister Modi.

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