There are a plenty of statues over whole world. But do we know a few of them? Do we know any information about some of them? Would you like to know more about statues? If yes, then this article is for you.
Hi guys, today, in this article i will discuss about 10 most famous statues of 2019. Let’s start the topic-
Number 10.The Statue of Unity, India
From the name that mentioned above we already have a idea where this statue is located in. Basically this statue was for an
Indian independence activist named Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. Do you know something about him? He was the first
Home minister of independent India. Exact location of this statue is Kevadiya Colony, Narmada District, Gujrat, India. It is not only famous statue but also world’s largest statue as well. The designer of this famous and largest statue is Ram V. Sutar. The height of this statue is 182 metres (597 ft) including base: 240 metres. Construction of this statue was started in 31 October 2013 and completed in 30 October, 2018. After completing this construction it was opened for all people for visit from 31 October, 2018.
The Motherland Calls Statue, Russia
The ninth famous statue in the world. It is located near Mamayev Kurgan, Volgograd, Russia. The Motherland Calls statue was designed by YEVGENY VUCHETICH and its structural engineer was Nikolai Nikitin. Height of the statue is 85 meters. In May, 1959 construction of this statue was started and completed in 15 October 1967. At that time it was created, it was the tallest statue of the world. But after that time many new tallest statue were made and that is why it lost its position.
The Statues Of Mount Nemrut, Turkey
Now comes a statue of Turkey. Official name of this statue is Nemrut Dağ. UNESCO made Nemrut as a “World Heritage Site” in 1987. This statue can be found in the mountains of Turkish. This mountain is actually 7000 feet tall and mostly notable for summit. On the top of this mountain you will see a lots of statues of Greek and Persian Gods. Most of the statues heads have been removed from their bodies and were scattered in here and there.
Terrace Of The Lions, Delos, Greece
Delos. This place is generally famous for important mythological, historical, and archaeological sites in Greece. Generally this terrace of the lions is a series of twelve stone lions places in the actual position. As this statue was too old and have been damaged a lot by the nature, actual lions are stored in the museum, and replaced the terrace by replicas.
David Statue, Italy
Italian artist named Michelangelo made this beautiful David statue. This was surely a best creation of this artist of Renaissance era. It is located in Galleria, dell Academia. Address is Via Ricasoli, 60, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy. This outstanding statue created in marble by Michelangelo .Dimensions of this statue is 517 cm × 199 cm (17 ft × 6.5 ft) . This 5.17 m tall statue was made between 1501-1504.
The Thinker, Paris
A bronze made statue that was made in 1902. It is located in 77 Rue de Varenne, 75007 Paris, France . The artist of this statue was Auguste Rodin. This statue shows you a nude figure of a male of heroic size.
Little Mermaid, Denmark
The Little Mermaid, was created in 1913. It was located in Langelinie, 2100 København Ø, Denmark. This statue is 1.25 meters tall and weighs 175 kilograms (385 lb) . From Copenhagen visitors can easily reach to Mermaid.
Moai, Easter Island, Chile
Another most famous statue of the world which is located in Easter Island, Valparaiso Region, Chile. Most of these statues have bodies beneath the ground that speaks the ancient Easter Island civilization . All moai have overly large heads. And the proportion of head:body is 3:8 . The tallest moai is called Paro. Height of Paro was 10 meters and weighted 82 tones.
Christ The Redeemer, Rio De Janeiro
The second most famous statue in the world. It is located in
Parque Nacional da Tijuca – Alto da Boa Vista, Rio de Janeiro – RJ, Brazil. Height of this statue is 38m. This beautiful statue was created by French sculptor Paul Landowski and built by Brazilian engineer Heitor da Silva Costa. This statue is also a NATIONAL HISTORIC HERITAGE OF BRAZIL. July 7, 2007 it was also added in New Seven Wonders Of The World list.
Statue Of Liberty, New York
Statue of Liberty, the first and the most famous statue of the world. IT is located in New York, NY 10004, USA. Copper, Gold, Steel, Cast iron were used to build this statue. Height of this statue is 93m. It was registered in National Register of Historic Places in September 14, 2017. This beautiful statue was a gift from the people of France to the United States.
N.B : Information is collected from online and wikipedia. If you find any wrong notify me. Happy Reading <3