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Approximate heights of various notable statues:
1. Spring Temple Buddha 153 m (incl. 25 m pedestal and 20 m throne)
2. Statue of Liberty 93 m (incl. 47 m pedestal)
3. The Motherland Calls 91 m (excl. pedestal)
4. Christ the Redeemer 38 m (incl. 8 m pedestal)
5. Statue of David 5.17 m (excl. 2.5 m pedestal)

This list of the tallest statues in the world includes statues that are least 30 meters tall, which was the height of the Colossus of Rhodes. The height values in this list exclude the height of any pedestal, plinth, or other base platform. This list is sorted by height of the statue by default, but can also be sorted by other criteria, such as date completed or statue name.

Existing[edit]

As of 2016, the main table includes 128 statues of height 30 m (98 ft) or taller. The countries with three or more entries in the list are,

Country Number
of statues
Country Number
of statues
China 34 Thailand 4
India 21 Brazil 4
Japan 20 Mexico 3
Taiwan 10 Others 30
Malaysia 4 (Total) 128

The count from China includes two from Hong Kong. Among other statues in planning, China and India are planning ten and eight more statues, respectively. The three tallest statues, all of which depict a standing Buddha on a lotus throne, in terms of total monument height, are:

Statue Country Main statue +
Lotus throne
Pedestal Total monument
height in meters
Spring Temple Buddha  China 128 25 153
Laykyun Setkyar  Myanmar 130 0 130
Ushiku Daibutsu  Japan 110 10 120


Tallest statues in world
Statue Depicts Locations Country Height
m (ft)
Notes Completed Coordinates Photo
Spring Temple Buddha Vairocana Buddha Lushan, Henan  China 128 metres (420 ft) It includes a 20 m (66 ft) lotus throne. Placed on a 25 m (82 ft) pedestal/building. 153 m (502 ft) total monument height.[1] Tallest statue in the World. 2002 33°46′31″N 112°27′04″E / 33.775150°N 112.451016°E / 33.775150; 112.451016 (Spring Temple Buddha (Lushan, China))
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Laykyun Setkyar Buddha (Gautama) Monywa, Sagaing Division  Myanmar 116 metres (381 ft) Stands on a 13.5 m (44 ft) lotus throne. 130 m (427 ft) total monument height.[2] 2008 22°04′49″N 95°17′21″E / 22.0803°N 95.2893°E / 22.0803; 95.2893 (Laykyun Setkyar (Khatakan Taung, Myanmar))
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Ushiku Daibutsu Buddha (Amitābha) Ushiku, Ibaraki Prefecture  Japan 110 metres (360 ft) Includes the 10 m (33 ft) lotus throne and 10 m (33 ft) pedestal/building. 120 m (394 ft) total monument height.[3] 1993 35°58′58″N 140°13′13″E / 35.982716°N 140.220287°E / 35.982716; 140.220287 (Ushiku Daibutsu (Ushiku, Ibaraki, Japan)) none.
Guan Yin of the South Sea of Sanya Guanyin Sanya, Hainan  China 108 metres (354 ft) [4] 2005 18°17′34″N 109°12′31″E / 18.292683°N 109.208736°E / 18.292683; 109.208736 (Guanyin Statue of Hainan (China))
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Emperors Yan and Huang Yan and Huang, Emperors of China Zhengzhou, Henan  China 106 metres (348 ft) [5] 2007 34°57′26″N 113°30′45″E / 34.957222°N 113.512373°E / 34.957222; 113.512373 (Emperors Yan and Huang)
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Sendai Daikannon Kannon (Guanyin) Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture  Japan 100 metres (330 ft) 1991 38°18′02″N 140°49′25″E / 38.300466°N 140.823559°E / 38.300466; 140.823559 (Sendai Daikannon)
Qianshou Qianyan Guanyin of Weishan Guanyin Weishan, Changsha, Hunan province  China 99 metres (325 ft) Gilded bronze statue[6] 2009 28°11′3.60″N 111°57′49″E / 28.1843333°N 111.96361°E / 28.1843333; 111.96361 (Qianshou Qianyan Guanyin of Weishan)
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Great Buddha of Thailand Buddha (Gautama) Ang Thong  Thailand 92 metres (302 ft) 2008 14°35′35.60″N 100°22′40.02″E / 14.5932222°N 100.3777833°E / 14.5932222; 100.3777833 (Great Buddha of Thailand (Ang Thong, Thailand))
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Dai Kannon of Kita no Miyako park Kannon (Guanyin) – Byakue Kannon Ashibetsu, Hokkaidō  Japan 88 metres (289 ft) [7] 1989 43°31′41.44″N 142°11′53.14″E / 43.5281778°N 142.1980944°E / 43.5281778; 142.1980944
Grand Buddha at Ling Shan Buddha (Amitābha) Wuxi, Jiangsu Province  China 88 metres (289 ft) [8] 1996 31°25′55″N 120°5′29″E / 31.43194°N 120.09139°E / 31.43194; 120.09139 (Grand Buddha at Ling Shan (Wuxi, China))
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Rodina-Mat' Zovyot! (The Motherland Calls) Woman representing the Motherland Mamayev Kurgan; Volgograd  Russia 87 metres (285 ft) Tallest statue in Russia and Europe. The highest freestanding non-religious statue in the world. 1967 48°44′32.5″N 44°32′13″E / 48.742361°N 44.53694°E / 48.742361; 44.53694 (The Motherland Calls)
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Awaji Kannon Kannon (Guanyin) Awaji Island, Hyōgo Prefecture  Japan 80 metres (260 ft) Stands on a 20 m (66 ft) pedestal/building, 100 m (330 ft) total height 1982[9] 34°30′11″N 134°58′36″E / 34.502949°N 134.976676°E / 34.502949; 134.976676
Jiuhuashan Dizang Pusa Lutian Datongxiang Ksitigarbha Qingyang County  China 76 metres (249 ft) Standing 155 m in total height 2012
Guanyin statue in Tsz Shan Monastery Guanyin Hong Kong  Hong Kong (China) 76 metres (249 ft) 2012
Kaga Kannon Kannon (Guanyin) Kaga, Ishikawa Prefecture  Japan 73 metres (240 ft) 1987 36°19′33″N 136°20′56″E / 36.325706°N 136.348851°E / 36.325706; 136.348851
Leshan Giant Buddha Buddha (Maitreya) Leshan  China 71 metres (233 ft) Construction started in 713. With two more than 16 m (52 ft) carving statues of Lokapala 803 29°32′50″N 103°46′09″E / 29.547222°N 103.769167°E / 29.547222; 103.769167
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Son Tra Guanyin Guanyin Da Nang, Vietnam  Vietnam 70 metres (230 ft) [10] 2010 16°05′59″N 108°16′37″E / 16.0996°N 108.2769°E / 16.0996; 108.2769 (Son Tra Guanyin)
Rodina-mat', Kiev Mother of the Fatherland (Soviet Union) Kiev  Ukraine 62 metres (203 ft) Stands on a 40 m (130 ft) pedestal, 102 m (335 ft) total monument height 1981 50°25′35″N 30°33′47″E / 50.426497°N 30.563171°E / 50.426497; 30.563171
Guze Jibo Daikannon of the Narita-san temple Kannon (Guanyin) – Jibo Kannon Kurume, Fukuoka prefecture  Japan 62 metres (203 ft) [11] 1983 33°17′08″N 130°32′05″E / 33.285445°N 130.534852°E / 33.285445; 130.534852
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Guanyin of Mount Xiqiao Guanyin Nanhai district, Foshan, Guangdong  China 62 metres (203 ft) Stands on a 15 m (49 ft) pedestal, 77 m (253 ft) total height 1998 22°55′59″N 112°58′18″E / 22.933101°N 112.971725°E / 22.933101; 112.971725
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Guan Yu of Yuncheng Guandi (war god) Yuncheng, Shanxi  China 61 metres (200 ft) Stands on a 19 m pedestal, 80 m (260 ft) total height[12] 2010
Lashaosi Dafo Buddha (Gautama) Wushan County, Gansu  China 60 metres (200 ft) Thin carving on mountain[13] 559
Luangpho Yai Buddha (Gautama) Roi Et, Thailand  Thailand 59.2 metres (194 ft) Stands on an 8.65 m (28.4 ft) base with small museum, 67.85 m (222.6 ft) total height
Guandi of Jingzhou Guandi (war god) Jingzhou, Hubei  China 58 metres (190 ft) Central focus of a temple complex, the statue is designed by the nationally renowned artist Han Meilin.[14] 2016
Great Standing Maitreya Buddha Buddha (Maitreya) Emei Township, Hsinchu County  Taiwan 57.6 metres (189 ft) 72 m (236 ft) total height 2011 24°40′52″N 120°59′08″E / 24.681045°N 120.985651°E / 24.681045; 120.985651
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Zheng Chenggong Dashenxiang Koxinga Chiayi County  Taiwan 52.4 metres (172 ft) With statues of 49 m (160 ft) (include seat) of two generals completed on 2013[15] 1995[16]
Aizu Jibo Dai-Kannon Kannon (Guanyin) – Jibo Kannon Aizuwakamatsu, Fukushima  Japan 57 metres (187 ft) 1987 37°33′03″N 139°57′04″E / 37.550906°N 139.951229°E / 37.550906; 139.951229
Tokyo Wan Kannon Kannon (Guanyin) Futtsu, Chiba  Japan 56 metres (184 ft) Commemorates the World War II dead 1961 35°15′49″N 139°51′45″E / 35.263544°N 139.862437°E / 35.263544; 139.862437
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Usami Dai-Kannon Kannon (Guanyin) Izu Peninsula, Itō, Shizuoka  Japan 50 metres (160 ft) The largest sitting Kannon in Japan 1982 35°01′25″N 139°03′51″E / 35.023644°N 139.064069°E / 35.023644; 139.064069
Sodoshima Dai-Kannon Kannon (Guanyin) Shōdoshima, Shōzu District, Kagawa  Japan 50 metres (160 ft) A tooth of the historical Buddha is said to be enshrined inside of it 1994 34°30′43″N 134°12′47″E / 34.511879°N 134.213187°E / 34.511879; 134.213187 (Sodoshima Kannon (Shōdoshima, Japan))
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Taiwan Chengte Dafo Buddha (Amitābha) Puli, Nantou  Taiwan 50 metres (160 ft) With 28 m statues of Guanyin and Mahasthamaprapta[17] 2004
Guerrero Chimalli (Chimalli Warrior)[18] Chīmalli Warrior Chimalhuacán, Mexico State  Mexico 50 metres (160 ft) Stands upon a 10 m (33 ft) pedestal. Total monument height : 60 m (200 ft).[18] 2014
African Renaissance Monument People of Africa Dakar  Senegal 49 metres (161 ft) Tallest statue in Africa. 2010 14°43′20″N 17°29′42″W / 14.72222°N 17.49500°W / 14.72222; -17.49500 (African Renaissance Monument)
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Buddha in Aluthgama Buddha (Gautama) Aluthgama  Sri Lanka 48.8 metres (160 ft) 2007 6°26′56″N 80°00′00″E / 6.4490°N 80.0001°E / 6.4490; 80.0001
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Dai Kannon of Kamaishi Kannon (Guanyin) – Gyoran Kannon Kamaishi, Iwate  Japan 48.5 metres (159 ft) Symbolizes maritime safety, 11 floors inside the buddha 1970 39°15′24″N 141°54′03″E / 39.256532°N 141.900895°E / 39.256532; 141.900895
Donglin Dafo Buddha (Amitābha) Lushan District, Jiangxi  China 48 metres (157 ft) With pedestal 64 m. [19] 2011
Guan Yu statue Guan Yu Jingzhou  China 48 metres (157 ft) Stands on top of a 10 m pedestal 2016
Jinding Dafo Buddha (Gautama) Dunhua  China 48 metres (157 ft) standing 2011
Ten Directions Samantabhadra Bodhisattva Buddha (Samantabhadra)[20] Mount Emei, Sichuan province  China 48 metres (157 ft) 2005 29°31′32″N 103°20′12″E / 29.52567°N 103.336802°E / 29.52567; 103.336802
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Jieyin Dafo in Fo Guang Shan Buddha (Gautama) Kaohsiung  Taiwan 48 metres (157 ft) bronze, 108 m total height 2011
Virgen de la Paz (Virgin of Peace) Mary Trujillo, Trujillo  Venezuela 46.7 metres (153 ft) Work of the sculptor Manuel de la Fuente. Tallest sculpture of the Virgin Mary in the world. 1983 9°20′52″N 70°27′46″W / 9.34778°N 70.46278°W / 9.34778; -70.46278 (Virgen de la Paz)
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Statue of Liberty (Liberty Enlightening the World) Liberty, the Roman goddess Liberty Island, New York  United States 46 metres (151 ft) Stands upon a 47 m (154 ft) pedestal. 93 m (305 ft) total monument height.[21] 1886 40°41′21″N 74°02′40″W / 40.6892°N 74.0445°W / 40.6892; -74.0445
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Nossa Senhora de Fátima Our Lady of Fátima Crato, Ceará  Brazil 45 metres (148 ft) Tallest statue in Brazil. 2016
Jixiang Dafo Buddha Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Prefecture  China 45 metres (148 ft) 2008
Phra Puttamingmongkol Akenakkiri Buddha Buddha (Gautama) Phuket  Thailand 45 metres (148 ft) [22] 2008 7°49′40″N 98°18′49″E / 7.82784°N 98.313727°E / 7.82784; 98.313727 (Phuket Big Buddha (Phuket, Thailand))
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Virgen del Socavón Mary Oruro  Bolivia 45 metres (148 ft) 2013
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Tong Lam Lo Son Amitabha Buddha Buddha (Amitābha) Nha Trang, Vietnam  Vietnam 44 metres (144 ft) [23][24] 2012 12°16′59″N 109°08′02″E / 12.28296°N 109.13383°E / 12.28296; 109.13383 (Tong Lam Lo Son Amitabha Buddha statue (Vietnam))
Kailashnath Mahadev Statue Shiva Kathmandu    Nepal 43.5 metres (143 ft) The Tallest Lord Shiva statue in the world.[25] 2010 27°38′46″N 85°28′29″E / 27.646017°N 85.474774°E / 27.646017; 85.474774 (Kailashnath Mahadev (Saanga, Nepal))
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Lord Murugan Statue Murugan Batu Caves, Gombak  Malaysia 42.7 metres (140 ft) Tallest statue in Malaysia. Second tallest statue of an Hindu deity and tallest Murugan statue in the world 2006 3°14′15″N 101°41′02″E / 3.237483°N 101.683976°E / 3.237483; 101.683976
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Mazu of Tianjin Mazu (sea goddess) Tianjin  China 42.3 metres (139 ft) 2012
Santa Rita de Cássia Rita of Cascia Santa Cruz, Rio Grande do Norte  Brazil 42 metres (138 ft) Stands over a 6 m pedestal and wears an 8 m crown. 56 m (184 ft) total monument height. 2010
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Grand Byakue Kannon Kannon (Guanyin) Takasaki, Gunma Prefecture  Japan 41.8 metres (137 ft) [26] 1936 36°18′40″N 138°58′50″E / 36.311105°N 138.980677°E / 36.311105; 138.980677
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Chunan Da Mazu Mazu (sea goddess) Miaoli County  Taiwan 41.4 metres (136 ft) 1984 [27]
Veera Abhaya Anjaneya Hanuman Swami Hanuman Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh  India 41 metres (135 ft) World's tallest Hanuman. India's tallest statue. 2003 17°13′47″N 82°07′21″E / 17.229682°N 82.12263°E / 17.229682; 82.12263 (Anjaneya Hanuman Swami (Paritala, India))
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Xishan Dafo Buddha (Amitābha) Taiyuan, Shanxi  China 41 metres (135 ft)[28] 576
Guanyin of Lianhuashan Guanyin Lianhuashan, Guangzhou, Guangdong  China 40.8 metres (134 ft) While the statue was completed in 1994. The gold plating was refinished in 2000[29] 1994 22°59′27.33″N 113°30′1.49″E / 22.9909250°N 113.5004139°E / 22.9909250; 113.5004139 (Guanyin of Lianhuashan (Guangzhou, China))
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Thiruvalluvar Statue Tamil poet and philosopher Thiruvalluvar Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu  India 40.6 metres (133 ft) The statue has a height of 95 feet (29 m) and stands upon a 38-foot (11.5 m) pedestal. 1999 8°04′40″N 77°33′14″E / 8.0777°N 77.5539°E / 8.0777; 77.5539 (Thiruvalluvar Statue (Kanyakumari, India))
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Shichikama Shokannon Kannon Nishisonogi District, Nagasaki  Japan 40 metres (130 ft) standing 1990
Shinran Shonin Shinran Kitakanbara District, Niigata  Japan 40 metres (130 ft) standing 1990
José María Morelos statue José María Morelos Janitzio island, Michoacán  Mexico 40 metres (130 ft) Made of pink stone 1934 19°34′25″N 101°39′07″W / 19.573611°N 101.651944°W / 19.573611; -101.651944
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Genghis Khan Equestrian Statue Genghis Khan Tsonjin Boldog, Tuv Province  Mongolia 40 metres (130 ft) Tallest equestrian statue[30] 2007 47°48′29″N 107°32′13″E / 47.807927°N 107.536899°E / 47.807927; 107.536899 (Genghis Khan equestrian statue (Mongolia))
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Standing Amitābha Buddha of Fo Guang Shan Buddha (Amitābha) Kaohsiung  Taiwan 40 metres (130 ft) [31] 1972 22°44′57″N 120°26′45″E / 22.749050°N 120.445900°E / 22.749050; 120.445900 (Fo Guang Shan Buddha)
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Atatürk Mask Mustafa Kemal Atatürk Buca in the Izmir Province  Turkey 40 metres (130 ft) Work of the sculptor Harun Atalayman[32] 2009 38°24′22″N 27°08′46″E / 38.406046°N 27.145991°E / 38.406046; 27.145991 (Atatürk Mask (Buca, Turkey))
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Tathagata Tsal Buddha Ravangla, Sikkim  India 39 metres (128 ft) [33] 2013
Big Buddha Statue of Wat Phothikyan Phut Thak Tham Buddha (Amitābha) Pasir Puteh, Kelantan  Malaysia 39 metres (128 ft) The Theravada Buddhist abbot of the Twin Dragon Temple saw that buddha in a dream[34] 2009
Hongguang Shan Giant Buddha Buddha (Gautama) Ürümqi, Xinjiang  China 38.8 metres (127 ft) [35] 2004 43°52′52″N 87°36′49″E / 43.881145°N 87.613478°E / 43.881145; 87.613478 (Hongguang Shan Dafo(Ürümqi, China))
Nanshan Dafo Buddha (Gautama) Yantai  China 38.7 metres (127 ft) sitting 2004
Daishaka Buddha (Gautama) Tamana, Kumamoto  Japan 38.5 metres (126 ft) sitting 1979
Dhyana Buddha Statue Buddha (Gautama) Amaravathi, Andhra Pradesh  India 38 metres (125 ft) 2006 16°34′43″N 80°21′11″E / 16.57861°N 80.35306°E / 16.57861; 80.35306
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Laozi of Laojunshan Mountain Laozi Luanchuan County, Luoyang, Henan province  China 38 metres (125 ft) Gilded bronze statue.[36] 2010
Statue of Padmasambhava in Rewalsar Guru Rinpoche Rewalsar, Himachal Pradesh  India 37.5 metres (123 ft) 2012 31°38′2″N 76°49′59.99″E / 31.63389°N 76.8333306°E / 31.63389; 76.8333306
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Replica of the Statue of Liberty in front of the Havan store Liberty Barra Velha  Brazil 37 metres (121 ft) Stands on top of a 20 m tall pedestal.[37] 2011 26°38′10″S 48°41′56″W / 26.63611°S 48.69889°W / -26.63611; -48.69889 (Estátua da Liberdade)
Shiva of Murudeshwara Shiva Murudeshwara, district of Uttara Kannada, Karnataka  India 37 metres (121 ft) The second tallest statue of Lord Shiva in the world. The tallest statue of Shiva in India.[38] 2006 14°05′37″N 74°29′01″E / 14.093645°N 74.483689°E / 14.093645; 74.483689
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Rong Xian Buddha Buddha (Maitreya) Rong Xian, Sichuan province  China 37 metres (121 ft) [39] Tang Dynasty
The Merlion of Sentosa A merlion Sentosa  Singapore 37 metres (121 ft) 1996 1°15′13″N 103°49′08″E / 1.2535°N 103.818794°E / 1.2535; 103.818794
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Christ the King Jesus Świebodzin  Poland 36 metres (118 ft) It includes a 3 m tall metal crown.[40] Stands on top of a 16 m stone bank. 52 m total monument height. The tallest Christ statue in the world. (2011)[40] 2010 52°14′12″N 15°32′47″E / 52.236667°N 15.546389°E / 52.236667; 15.546389
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Da Guan Gong Guan Yu Hsinchu  Taiwan 36.6 metres (120 ft) 1975[41]
Guanyin of Chongyuan Temple Guanyin Suzhou, Jiangsu province  China 36 metres (118 ft) 88-ton indoor statue made of gilded bronze. 2007
Statue of Padmasambhava in Namchi Guru Rinpoche Namchi, Sikkim  India 36 metres (118 ft) 2004[42] 27°10′46″N 88°22′48″E / 27.179514°N 88.380021°E / 27.179514; 88.380021
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Saibaba Repur Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh  India 35.5 metres (116 ft) Tallest statue of Saibaba in the world 2015
Alyosha monument World War II USSR soldier Murmansk  Russia 35.5 metres (116 ft) Stands upon a 7 m pedestal. 1974 68°59′34″N 33°04′16″E / 68.992902°N 33.071208°E / 68.992902; 33.071208 (Alyosha Monument (Murmansk, USSR)) Алёша (июль 2012).JPG
Lord Basava Basava Gadag, Karnataka  India 35.35 metres (116.0 ft) Tallest statue of lord Basava in the world 2014
Shandan Dafo Buddha (Gautama) Shandan County  China 35 metres (115 ft) sitting Tang Dynasty[43]
Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara of Tazawako Avalokitesvara Tazawako, Akita prefecture  Japan 35 metres (115 ft) 1939 39°44′21″N 140°43′23″E / 39.739192°N 140.723013°E / 39.739192; 140.723013
Birth of the New Man Christopher Columbus Sevilla  Spain 35 metres (115 ft) 1995 37°25′39″N 5°59′34″W / 37.427575°N 5.992813°W / 37.427575; -5.992813
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Mogao Caves North Big Statue Buddha (Maitreya)[44] Dunhuang, Gansu  China 35 metres (115 ft) near 26 m South Big Statue sitting Maitreya built during Kaiyuan 694
Cristo de la Concordia Jesus Cochabamba  Bolivia 34.2 metres (112 ft) Stands upon a 6.2 m pedestal. 1994 17°23′04″S 66°08′04″W / 17.384522°S 66.13452°W / -17.384522; -66.13452
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Pegasus and Dragon Pegasus and Dragon Hallandale Beach, Florida  United States 33.5 metres (110 ft) Tallest, largest equine and European dragon statues, second tallest in the US November 2014 25°58′56″N 80°08′26″W / 25.982155°N 80.140495°W / 25.982155; -80.140495
Tian Tan Buddha Buddha (Gautama) Ngong Ping, Lantau Island  Hong Kong 33.2 metres (109 ft) 1993 22°15′14″N 113°54′17″E / 22.253889°N 113.904722°E / 22.253889; 113.904722
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Hungludi Tudigong Xiang Tu Di Gong New Taipei City  Taiwan 33.2 metres (109 ft) about 2000s[45]
Statue of Ahimsa first Jain Tirthankara, Rishabhanatha Mangi-Tungi,100 km (62 mi) from Dhule  India 33 metres (108 ft) World's tallest Jain idol(127 feet including pedestal) and also largest monolith statue in the world[46] February 2016 20°50′32″N 74°05′02″E / 20.842228°N 74.0839904°E / 20.842228; 74.0839904 StatueOfAhimsa.jpg
Adinath dada statue at Palitana Temples first Jain Tirthankara, Rishabhanatha Gujrat  India 33 metres (108 ft) World's tallest Svetambar Jain idol 2016
108 Foot Shri Sankat Mochan Dham Hanuman Karol Bagh, New Delhi  India 33 metres (108 ft) 28°38′45″N 77°11′49″E / 28.6458165°N 77.1969527°E / 28.6458165; 77.1969527
Maoshan Laozi Shenxiang Laozi near Zhenjiang, Jiangsu province  China 33 metres (108 ft) 1998 31°47′48.38″N 119°18′39.77″E / 31.7967722°N 119.3110472°E / 31.7967722; 119.3110472 (Laozi statue in Mount Mao (Jiangsu, China))
Xuedoushan Maitreya Big Buddha Buddha (Maitreya) Fenghua  China 33 metres (108 ft) sitting Budai[47] 2008
Yishan Dafo Buddha (Gautama) Guanyun County  China 33 metres (108 ft) sitting 2009
Guanshiyin Pusa Shengxiang in Guanyin Shan Guanyin Dongguang  China 33 metres (108 ft) carving 2001
Notre-Dame du Sacré-Coeur (fr) (Our Lady of the Sacred Heart) Mary Le Mas-Rillier in Miribel, Ain  France 33 metres (108 ft) Over a 20 m building/pedestal. 53 metres (174 ft) total height.[48] 1941 45°49′44″N 4°57′01″E / 45.828919°N 4.950349°E / 45.828919; 4.950349
Mangal Mahadev Shiva Ganga Talao lake  Mauritius 33 metres (108 ft) 2007 20°24′59″S 57°29′33″E / 20.4164°S 57.4924°E / -20.4164; 57.4924 (Mangal Mahadev)
Shiva statue, Mauritius.jpg
Sri Tallapaka Annamacharya Annamacharya Tallapaka, Andhra Pradesh  India 33 metres (108 ft) Telugu poet and musician 2008 14°12′04″N 79°09′41″E / 14.201056°N 79.161516°E / 14.201056; 79.161516 (Annamacharya)
Annamayya at Rajampet, Kadapa District.JPG
Hanuman Murti in Shahjahanpur Hanumat Dham Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh  India 32 metres (105 ft) Standing 2013
Hanuman Murti in Shimla Hanuman Shimla, Himachal Pradesh  India 33 metres (108 ft) Located at 8,500 feet (2,600 m)t) above sea level 2010
Basava statue at Basavakalyan, Bidar Basava Basavakalyan, Karnataka  India 33 metres (108 ft) The 1st tallest Lord Basava Statue in the World 2012
Junkin Kaiun Hoju Daikanzeon Bosatsu Kannon Ichishi District, Mie  Japan 33 metres (108 ft) standing 1982
Taniyama no Daikannon Kannon Kagoshima  Japan 33 metres (108 ft) standing 2001
Golden Buddha (Maitreya) of Beopjusa Buddha (Maitreya) Naesongni-myeon, Chungcheongbuk-do province  South Korea 33 metres (108 ft) 1990
Golden Maitreya Statue at Beopjusa.jpg
Hushanyan Dafo Buddha (Maitreya) Douliu  Taiwan 33 metres (108 ft) sitting. not yet opened[49] 1987
Mindroling Monastery Buddha statue Buddha (Gautama) Dehradun, Uttarakhand state  India 32.6 metres (107 ft)
BuddhaStatueDehradun.jpg
Luang Pho To Buddha (Maitreya) Bangkok  Thailand 32.5 metres (107 ft)
Bangkok Giant Golden Buddha.jpg
Baxianshan Dafo Buddha Pingshan County, Sichuan  China 32 metres (105 ft) standing Ming Dynasty
Diskit Monastery Buddha statue Buddha (Maitreya) Diskit, Nubra Valley, Ladakh  India 32 metres (105 ft) 2010
Maitreya Buddha - Nubra.jpg
Hanuman in Nandura Hanuman Maharashtra  India 32 metres (105 ft)
Jai Hanuman.jpg
Statue of Mao in Juzizhou Mao Zedong Yuelu District, Changsha  China 32 metres (105 ft) 2009[50]
Mao juzizhou head.JPG
Bhaisajyaguru of the Nihon-ji Temple Buddha (Bhaisajyaguru) Kyonan, Awa District, Chiba  Japan 31 metres (102 ft) Largest pre-modern Japan sculpture 1790 (approximate date) 35°09′28″N 139°50′05″E / 35.157732°N 139.834757°E / 35.157732; 139.834757 (Bhaisajyaguru of the Nihon-Ji Temple (Kyonan, Awa District, Japan))
Postcard Buddha.jpg
Sacred Heart of Jesus Jesus Roxas, Capiz  Philippines 31 metres (102 ft) Mounted on a 9-Meter Pedestal with a Total height of 40m 2015 11°31′N 122°44′E / 11.52°N 122.73°E / 11.52; 122.73 (Sacred Heart of Jesus (Roxas, Capiz))
Sacred Heart of Jesus Shrine - Roxas City 01.JPG
Mangal Mahadev Lord Shiva Gangtan,Sampla Beri Road Hariyana  India 30.8 metres (101 ft) Standing Statue 2012 28°37′N 76°39′E / 28.62°N 76.65°E / 28.62; 76.65 (angtan,Sampla Beri Road Hariyana India)
Jalesveva Jayamahe Navy Officer Surabaya  Indonesia 30.6 metres (100 ft) Standing 30 metres concrete building. Total height 60.6 m 1996 7°11′46.74″S 112°44′23.16″E / 7.1963167°S 112.7397667°E / -7.1963167; 112.7397667
Mazu Statue Mazu Xinwu District, Taoyuan City  Taiwan 30.5 metres (100 ft) The tallest Mazu statue in Taiwan 2001 24°58′32″N 121°01′35″E / 24.975662°N 121.026496°E / 24.975662; 121.026496
Mazu statue.JPG
Shiva of the Har-ki-Pauri Shiva Haridwar, Uttarakhand  India 30.5 metres (100 ft) The third tallest statue of Lord Shiva in the world. The second tallest statue of Shiva in India)[51]
Shiva statue by the Ganges, across Har-ki-Pauri, Haridwar.jpg
São Francisco de Canindé Francis of Assisi Canindé, Ceará  Brazil 30.5 metres (100 ft) Tallest statue in the Brazilian state of Ceará. Tallest statue of Saint Francis in the world. 2005 4°22′01″S 39°18′19″W / 4.36694°S 39.30528°W / -4.36694; -39.30528
Estátua Gigante de São Francisco, Canindé, Ceará, Brasil.JPG
Bronze Guan Yin of Kek Lok Si Temple Guanyin Air Itam, Penang island  Malaysia 30.2 metres (99 ft) It's sheltered inside a 60.9m tall pavilion, the tallest in the world[52] 1999 5°23′52″N 100°16′21″E / 5.39778°N 100.27250°E / 5.39778; 100.27250 (Kek Lok Si Guan Yin (Malaysia))
Abbirajupalem Hanuman Statue Hanuman Doddipatla, Andhra Pradesh  India 30 metres (98 ft) Standing 2013 16°30′12″N 81°50′34″E / 16.503427°N 81.842884°E / 16.503427; 81.842884
Hanuman Statue at Abbirajupalem.jpg
Christ Blessing (Kristus kase Berkat) Jesus Manado  Indonesia 30 metres (98 ft) Stands on a 20 m pedestal. 2007 1°29′0″N 124°50′0″E / 1.48333°N 124.83333°E / 1.48333; 124.83333
Monumen Yesus Memberkati Manado.JPG
Obinzurusama Pindola Bharadvaja Yamaga, Kumamoto  Japan 30 metres (98 ft) standing 1607
Cristo Resucitado (Christ Resurrected) Jesus Tlalnepantla de Baz, Mexico State  Mexico 30 metres (98 ft) Stands on a 10 m tall pedestal. 40 m (130 ft) total height. 19°33′43″N 99°11′04″W / 19.562014°N 99.184463°W / 19.562014; -99.184463
Christ Tlalnepantla.jpg
Virgen de El Panecillo (Virgin in The Panecillo) Woman of the Apocalypse Quito  Ecuador 30 metres (98 ft) Stands on an 11 m pedestal. 41 m (135 ft) total 1976 0°13′43″S 78°31′7″W / 0.22861°S 78.51861°W / -0.22861; -78.51861
Virgen de Quito 02.jpg
Cristo Redentor (Christ the Redeemer) Jesus Rio de Janeiro  Brazil 30 metres (98 ft) Stands on a 9.5 m pedestal. 39.6 m (130 ft) total monument height 1931 22°57′06″S 43°12′39″W / 22.951667°S 43.210833°W / -22.951667; -43.210833
Cristo Redentor - Rio de Janeiro, Brasil.jpg
Buddha statue in the Phra Buddha Bharameedharm Chamruslok Temple Buddha Kelantan  Malaysia 30 metres (98 ft) sitting[53] 1750 approx.
Cristo del Otero Jesus Palencia  Spain 30 metres (98 ft) 1931 42°01′40″N 4°31′46″W / 42.02789°N 4.52932°W / 42.02789; -4.52932 (Cristo del Otero (Palencia, Spain))
Cristo del Otero (Palencia).jpg
The Kelpies Horses Falkirk  United Kingdom 30 metres (98 ft) 2013 56°01′09″N 3°45′19″W / 56.0191°N 3.7553°W / 56.0191; -3.7553 (The Kelpies (The Helix, Scotland))
The Kelpies, at The Helix, Scotland.JPG
Juche Tower statues Worker, peasant and intellectual Pyongyang, North Korea  North Korea 30 metres (98 ft) 1982 39°01′04″N 125°45′47″E / 39.017783°N 125.76303°E / 39.017783; 125.76303 (Juche Tower)
Pyongyang Juche tower.JPG
Arch of Reunification Women holding symbol Pyongyang, North Korea  North Korea 30 metres (98 ft) 2001 38°57′52″N 125°42′56″E / 38.964464°N 125.715587°E / 38.964464; 125.715587 (Arch of Reunification)
Monument-to-National-Reunification-2014.jpg

Destroyed[edit]

Head of the Colossus of Constantine, Rome
Fragments of the Colossus of Constantine, Rome
Bronze Colossus of Constantine, Rome
The Great Buddha of Bamiyan

Planned / in progress[edit]

See also[edit]

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