What is the tallest statue in the world?

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When I say 'world's tallest statue', what do you think of? Statue of Liberty? Um, Christ the Redeemer in Brazil? That Merlion in Singapore? Well, if you thought those things, you'd be wrong. Oh, so wrong.

This is actually the world's tallest statue. It's called the Statue of Unity and it was built to honour India's first deputy prime minister. This guy. It's made of iron and steel, cost around six million dollars to make, oh, and the most important stat: it's 183 metres tall. That's like 110 mes.

Now that it's finished, it's kicked this statue out of top spot: the Spring Temple Buddha in China. That's a teeny, tiny 128 metres tall. Oh, and if you're interested, the Statue of Liberty is only 46 metres tall. Cute little statue!

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Is there a famous statue in your country? Who does it honour, and how tall is it?

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Submitted by Ehorkxd on Tue, 11/23/2021 - 13:35

In Ukraine we have a statue who called "Motherland Monument" and It is a 102 metres tall. It is situated in Kiey.
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Submitted by Andrii on Wed, 07/28/2021 - 18:53

In Ukraine, we have a statue called "Motherland Monument". It is 102 metres tall.

Submitted by Zhudl on Thu, 05/07/2020 - 09:09

I live in Russia, city of Samara and here we have the Monument of Glory which represents the worker of the aircraft industry holding steel wings - the symbol of victory and progress. It was built to honour all the workers that were working on the aircraft factory during the World War 2.

Submitted by Hephaestus00 on Fri, 04/24/2020 - 02:43

Well, I'm Brazilian, so the most famous statue in here is the Christ the Redeemer and it's 38 meters tall.
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Submitted by empty on Mon, 05/20/2019 - 10:33

In here , I mean Iran , theres a statue called Azadi Statue .
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