The Tallest Statues in the World
Statues are built to commemorate an important figure or for the purpose of art exhibition. Other countries construct colossal sculptures to represent their religion. Some of the tallest statues in the world are devoted to Buddha and Guanyin, and are found in China, Thailand, Japan and Myanmar. The Spring Temple Buddha, made of gold, copper alloy and steel, is currently listed in the Guinness World Records as the world’s tallest statue. However, its prestigious title will be transfer to India’s Statue of Unity when it is finish sometime in 2019. Check out the height of the massive religious monuments below and other tallest statues around the world. See also the Principal High Buildings of the Old World and the 20 Most Expensive Buildings in the World.
South China Morning Post
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