18 Photos Of Giant Statues, Looming Over Their Surroundings

March 8, 2015

You're not going to see "Christ the Redeemer" or the "Statue Of Liberty" in this gallery. What makes this compilation special is that many of these giant statues, you've probably never heard of...

The Motherland Calls - Volgograd, Russia

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At 285 feet, it's almost twice as tall as the Statue of Liberty!

African Renaissance Monument - Dakar, Senega

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Christ the King - Swiebodzin, Poland

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Grand Byakue - Takazaki, Japan

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Christ Blessing - Manado, Indonesia

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Guanyin - Foshan, China

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Jibo Kannon - Kagaonsen, Japan

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Amitabha Buddha - Ushiku, Japan

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Mother of the Fatherland - Kiev, Ukraine

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Dai Kannon - Sendai, Japan

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Grand Buddha - Ang Thong, Thailand

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Mao Zedong - Changsha, China

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Guan Yu Statue - Yuncheng, China

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Laykyun Setkyar - Monywa, Myanmar

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Alyosha Monument - Murmansk, Russia

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Ataturk Mask - Buca, Izmir, Turkey

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Genghis Khan - Mongolia

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Ngong Ping Buddha -  in Hong Kong

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Credit: mike_pants.

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