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Published On: Fri, Nov 9th, 2018

Statue of Unity and Top Tallest Statues in the World

Top 10 Tallest Statues in the World

10. Awaji Kannon (fr)

Dedicated to: Kannon (Guanyin)

Location: Awaji Island, Hyogo Prefecture (Japan)

Height in meter (ft.): 80 metres (260 ft)- Stands on a 20 m (66 ft) pedestal/building, 100 m (330 ft) total height

9. Rodina-Mat’ Zovyot (The Motherland Calls)

Dedicated to: Woman representing the Motherland

Location: Mamayev Kurgan; Volgograd (Russia)

Height in meter (ft.): 85 metres (279 ft)

8. Dai Kannon of Kita no Miyako park

Dedicated to: Kannon (Guanyin) – Byakue Kannon

Location: Ashibetsu, Hokkaidō (Japan)

Height in meter (ft.): 88 metres (289 ft)

7. Great Buddha of Thailand

Dedicated to: Buddha (Gautama)

Location: Ang Thong (Thailand)

Height in meter (ft.): 92 metres (302 ft)

Made up of: Concrete statue painted gold

6. Qianshou Qianyan Guanyin of Weishan

Dedicated to: Guanyin

Location: Weishan, Changsha, Hunanprovince (China)

Height in meter (ft.): 99 metres (325 ft)

Made up of: Gilded bronze statue

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5. Sendai Daikannon

Dedicated to: Kannon (Guanyin)

Location: Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture (Japan)

Height in meter (ft.): 100 metres (330 ft)

4. Ushiku Daibutsu

Dedicated to: Buddha (Amitabha)

Location: Ushiku, Ibaraki Prefecture (Japan)

Height in meter (ft.): 100 metres (330 ft)- lotus throne and 10 m (33 ft) pedestal/building. 120 m (394 ft) total monument height.

3. Laykyun Setkyar

Dedicated to: Buddha (Gautama)

Location: Khatakan Taung, near Monywa, Sagaing Division (Myanmar)

Height in meter (ft.): 115.8 metres (380 ft)- Stands on a 13.41 m (44 ft) lotus throne. 129.2 m (424 ft) total monument height

2. Spring Temple Buddha

Dedicated to: Vairocana Buddha

Location: Lushan, Henan (China)

Height in meter (ft.): 128 metres (420 ft)- Stands on a 19.3 m (63 ft) lotus throne. Placed on a 25 m (82 ft) pedestal/building. 153 m (502 ft) total monument height

1. Statue of Unity

Dedicated to: Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

Location: Sadhu bet, Near Sardar Sarovar Dam, Narmada district, Gujarat (India)

Height in meter (ft.): 182 metres (597 ft) – Stands on a 58 m (190 ft) base. 240 m (787 ft.) total monument height.

 

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