The tallest monuments in the world
We visit the largest statues and monuments in the world. We measure the heights of the highest monuments and make this curious ranking that will surely interest you.
Buddha Temple in China - 128 meters
Built between 1997 and 2008, it is located in Zhaocun, a small town in the Chinese province of Henan. This Buddha is almost three times larger than the Statue of Liberty.
Laykyun Setkyar of Burma - 116 meters
This statue took 11 years to complete, and can be found in the village of Khatakan Taung near Monywa, Myanmar.
Ushiku Daibutsu of Japan - 110 meters
Built in honor of Amitabha Buddha. It is made of bronze and an observation floor is accessed through an internal elevator.
Guan Yin of the South Sea of Sanya of China - 108 meters
It was built in just 6 years, and was presented in 2005. This particular Guanyin status has three different facades or faces.
Cross of the Valley of the Fallen of Spain - 108 meters
Located in El Escorial, very close to Madrid. He was commissioned by Francisco Franco, Spanish dictator between 1939 and 1975 to serve as his grave.
Emperors Yan and Huang of China - 106 meters
It is located in Zhengzhou Province. It was completed in 2007. It is the representation of the two most famous emperors in the history of China, Yan and Huang.
Sendai Daikannon of Japan - 100 meters
It is in the city of Senday, in the prefecture of Miyagi. Visitors can climb to the head by a modern elevator.
Qianshou Qianyan Guanyin of Weishan of China - 99 meters
The statue of Guishan Guanyin "The One with a Thousand Eyes and Hands" is made of bronze and depicts him with 32 arms, 16 on each side, and stands on a lotus throne mounted on a pedestal.
The statue of Peter the Great of Russia - 96 meters
It is located at the confluence between the Moskva River and the Vodootvodny Canal in the center of Moscow. It weighs more than 1,000 tons!
The Great Buddha of Thailand - 92 meters
It is located in Thailand, at the Wat Muang monastery in the Ang Thong region. Its construction began in 1990 and ended in 2008. It is made of cement.
And here the tallest monuments in the world. We have seen great constructions of statues, temples and giant monuments. It is curious that neither the Statue of Liberty nor the Christ of Corcovado of Brazil are among the 10 largest, right?