Emperors Yan and Huang

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Emperors Yan and Huang
Yan and huang.jpg
Coordinates34°57′05″N 113°30′40″E / 34.9514°N 113.5110°E / 34.9514; 113.5110Coordinates: 34°57′05″N 113°30′40″E / 34.9514°N 113.5110°E / 34.9514; 113.5110
LocationYan Huang Plaza, Zhengzhou, Henan, China
Typestatue
Height106 metres (348 ft)
Completion date2007
Dedicated toYan Emperor and Yellow Emperor

The sculpture of Emperors Yan and Huang is a monument in China that was carved from a mountain on the Yellow River. The overall monument height is 106 metres (348 ft); a 55-meter base platform with 51-meter busts on top. They depict two of the earliest Chinese emperors, Yan Di and Huang Di. The construction lasted 20 years and was completed in 2007,[1] at a cost of US$22.5 million.[2] They are located in Zhengzhou, the capital of Henan province, People's Republic of China. The statues commemorate politics and the economy.[3]

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  1. ^ http://opentravel.com/blogs/12-highest-statues-in-the-world/ 12 Highest Statues in the World
  2. ^ "Yan Huang Plaza". Atlas Obscura. Retrieved 14 August 2018.
  3. ^ http://english.sina.com/life/p/1/2006/1013/91715.html 106-Meter High Statue of Emperors Yan and Huang Built