Guishan Guanyin

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Guishan Guanyin of the Thousand Hands and Eyes
沩山千手千眼观音圣像
Статуя богини Гуаньинь в Чанше.jpg
Coordinates28°11′3.60″N 111°57′49″E / 28.1843333°N 111.96361°E / 28.1843333; 111.96361Coordinates: 28°11′3.60″N 111°57′49″E / 28.1843333°N 111.96361°E / 28.1843333; 111.96361
LocationWeishan, Changsha, Hunan, China
Typestatue
Materialgilded bronze
Height99 metres (325 ft)
Completion date2009

The Guishan Guanyin of the Thousand Hands and Eyes is the fourth-tallest statue in China, and the sixth-tallest in the world. This gilded bronze monument depicting Avalokitesvara stands 99 m (325 ft) tall, and is located in Weishan, Changsha, Hunan, People's Republic of China.[1] The Ningshan County Government, with the help of local business and religious organizations, invested 260 million yuan to complete its construction in 2009.[2]

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  1. ^ "99-meter tall Guishan Guanyin of the Thousand Hands & Eyes statue on the verge of commissioning. (即将建成的99米的沩山千手千眼观音圣像_沩山旅游新闻_沩山旅游_宁乡沩山)". Ningshan County Government. Archived from the original on November 6, 2009. Retrieved February 7, 2011. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. ^ "China's New Buddha-building Campaign". ChinaWhisper.com. June 13, 2012. Retrieved February 19, 2016.

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