7 Giant Statues And Monuments From Around The World

There are many Giant mountains around the world including K2 and Mount Everest. But there is also man-made human structure available in the world. You can be found massive monuments and statues all over the planet. There are some less-explored monuments which are hidden from peoples, we collect some these types of monuments. These monuments are built to commemorate memorable historical figures.

7) Christ the Redeemer


Christ the Redeemer is an Art Deco statue of Jesus Christ in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Design by  French sculptor Paul Landowski and built by the Brazilian engineer Heitor da Silva Costa. The length of the statue is 30 meters 98 foot. It’s a famous cultural icon in Brazil. It’s one of the  New Seven Wonders of the World. This much strong statue is made up of reinforced concrete and soapstone. Constructed between 1922 and 1931. Pedro Maria Boss is a man who gave the idea to built the statue there in mid-1850 in the honor to honor Princess Isabel but the project stopped due to lack of funds. In 1990 many international organization and sign an agreement with Brazil govt to conduct restoration work. The remaining work is conduct on  2003 and early 2010. In 2003 elevators were installed in the statue.

6) Youth Mao Zedong Statue


The Youth Mao Zedong Statue is located in Orange Isle, Changsha, Hunan, China. The statue was unveiled in December 2009 on the Mao’s 116th Birthday, Height of statue is 32 meters tall. The construction process takes two years. The location of the statue is built due to poem Mao Zedong wrote in 1925. The building cost is 35 million US Dollars. Mao Zedong is the founder of Republican of China. 8,000 giant granite bricks are used to build the great statue. Mao looks more confident in the status.

5) The Merlion of Sentosa


The Merlion of Sentosa is a cultural icon with a lion face and fish body. The lion head represents the folklore of Prince Sang Nila Utama’s discovery of lion and fish body represents the fishing. Sentosa is a popular island resort in Singapore where this statue is located. It attracts almost everyone who visited there. The height if the state is 8.6 meter and its weight is 70 ton.  the Prime Minister of Singapore  Mr. Lee Kuan Yew officiated the installation ceremony of the Merlion statue on 1972 tells the importance of that state. It’s located opposite of The Fullerton Hotel, overlooking straight to Marina Bay.

4) The Headington Shark


The Headington Shark is actually a shark which looks like jumping on the roof of the house, located at  2 New High Street, Headington, Oxford, England. Built in 1986 and its height is 7.6 meter. Artist John Buckley design this shark. It’s actually made for erected on the 41st anniversary of the dropping of the atomic bomb on Nagasaki. It tells that no more war on the planet. The shark becomes controversial when the local government wants to down it because of a safety issue. but the shark has the support of local peoples, the matter transfers to the central government and central government allowed to remain. IT victory for the local peoples.

3) Genghis Khan Equestrian Statue


The Genghis Khan Equestrian Statue 40 meters tall statue of Genghis Khan on horseback, Located on the bank of the Tuul River. It’s one of the tallest Statue of the Genghis Khan. Genghis Khan is known as a brutal and savage dictator. Peoples remembered him as the deaths of up to forty million people. The statue was completed in 2008 design by D. Erdembileg and its weight is 250 tons. made up of Stainless steel. The entrance of the statue is from the head of the house. Located forty kilometers from capital Ulaanbaatar. When you visit Gorkhi Terelj National Park you can easily visit the statue. Visitors can go inside the statue from the head side. The site also has a museum.

2) Rock Sculpture of Decebalus


The rock sculpture of Decebalus is a rock the face of Decebalus. statue of the last king of the last king of Dacia. The king fought against the Roman emperors Domitian and Trajan to preserve the independence of his country. The statue is started in 1994 and in 2004. Located almost between border  Romania and Serbia.commissioned by Romanian businessman Iosif Constantin Drăgan. It is leading figure in the prochronism movement.

1) African Renaissance Monument

The African Renaissance Monument 49 meter tall bronze statue located on top of one of the twin hills known as Collines des Mamelles  Dakar, Senegal. Started in 2006 and construction end in 2010. The opening ceremony is April 4, 2010.  The statue was designed by the Senegalese architect Pierre Goudiaby. Built by Mansudae Overseas Projects, a company from North Korea. It’s a strong statue made up of 3-centimetre thick metal sheets. Its statue of a young woman and a man carry a child in his hand. The cost of a statue is US$ 27 million.

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