The 10 most famous statues in the world

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The 10 most famous statues in the world
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Sculptures and historical monuments have had their origin in very ancient times, created by man for many reasons, of different shapes and sizes, many of them still remain in all their splendor. SOURCE: http: //top10.variaditos.com/los-10-monumentos-mas-famosos-del-mundo#ixzz2SoiTSxSs

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Mount nemrut

Mount nemrut
It is a mountain located southeast of Turkey with a height of 2,134 meters.

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Little Mermaid Statue

Little Mermaid Statue
It is seated on a rock in the port of Copenhagen, measures only 1.25 meters and weighs approximately 175 kg.


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Lions of Delphi

Lions of Delphi
Located on the island of the same name, this series of statues are considered as one of the most important archaeological remains.

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Moai

Moai
This is the most famous monolithic statue in the world located on Easter Island, carved by Polynesian colonizers between 1,250 and 1,500 BC.

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Motherland Statue

Motherland Statue
It is located in Russia, sculpted in commemoration of the battle of Stalingrad, measures 85 meters high.


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Olmec head

Olmec head
The Olmec civilization had its splendor in the year of 1,400, one of the vestiges of its civilization was this 3.4 m high Olmec head.

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Great sphinx

Great sphinx
It is located very close to Cairo, in Egypt, one of the largest and oldest statues in the world.

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The David

The David
A statue sculpted by Michelangelo between the years 1,501 to 1,504, is 5.17 meters high and is located in the Accademia Gallery of


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Statue of Liberty

Statue of Liberty
It was a gift from France on the occasion of the centenary of the signing of the declaration of independence of the United States.

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Christ of Corcovado

Christ of Corcovado
This is undoubtedly one of the most representative statues in Brazil, is located in Rio de Janeiro and measures 39.6 meters, with 9.5 meters of pedestal and 30 meters wide.