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7 Most Famous Statues In The World

17 Jan 2024 02:09 PM
7 Most Famous Statues In The World

Every city of the world has its own importance and uniqueness in terms of statues and sculptures, but some of them just amaze you with its uniqueness and the built up. There are many such exceptional and remarkable sculptures across the world, we have grabbed 7 best of them!

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1. Statue of Liberty

Statue of Liberty
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Masterpiece of the Human Spirit, The Statue of Liberty arrived in New York Harbor on June 19, 1885, as a gift of friendship from the people of France to the people of the United States. The statue welcomes people visiting US from abroad! 

2. Christ the Redeemer

Christ the Redeemer
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The statue of Jesus Christ at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is the largest Art Deco statue all over the world and is the fifth largest statue of Jesus. It stands tall at 98 ft, not including its pedal of 26 ft and the arm stretch 92 ft wide. The statue is located at the top of the Corcovado Mountain. It has now become an icon for Rio de Janeiro as well as for Brazil! 
 

3. Statue of Unity (To be constructed soon)

Statue of Unity (To be constructed soon)
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Before being made, the Statue of Unity has already got its place reserved in the list of some of the known Statues of the world! With height at 597 ft, when completed in 42 months, it will be the tallest statue in the world. The statue honors, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, Iron Man of India, who was also the first deputy PM of India. It will be almost twice as tall as the Statue of Liberty and five times as tall as the Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro. 

4. The Spring Temple Buddha

The Spring Temple Buddha
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Located in Henan, China, the Spring Temple is a famous statue which depicts the Vairocana Buddha that was built in the year 2002. Presently it is the tallest statue in the world, at 420 ft including 66ft lotus pedestal. 

5. The Great Sphinx of Giza

The Great Sphinx of Giza
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Also known as Sphinx, the Great Sphinx of Giza is a complete limestone made statue with a body of lion with a human head. The statue is 63.3 feet wide and 241.14 feet long and is believed to be built by the ancient Egyptians around 2558 BC. 

6. The Knotted Gun

The Knotted Gun
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 it is a pro-peace sculpture designed in late 1980 and inspired by the shooting death of the designer's friends' death. It was given to the UN by the government of Luxembourg in 1988. The sculpture depicts a 45-caliber revolver with its barrel knotted into a bullet-blocking twist. 

 

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Also known as "Non-Violence", it is a pro-peace sculpture designed in late 1980 and inspired by the shooting death of the designer's friends' death. It was given to the UN by the government of Luxembourg in 1988. The sculpture depicts a 45-caliber revolver with its barrel knotted into a bullet-blocking twist. 

7. Guishan Guanyin of the Thousand Hands and Eyes

Guishan Guanyin of the Thousand Hands and Eyes
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Located at Hunan, China, the Guishan Guanyin statue is world's 7th tallest statue and 4th tallest in China. The statue portrays the Avalokitesa and stand tall with a height of 324.8 feet. 

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