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Top 10 World’s Tallest Monuments

Published on April th, 2011

These are ten tallest monuments around the world but most of them are located in China.

10. Statue of Lanshan Buddha, Lanshan, China
Buddha near Lanshan, China, Lanshan. 71 meters (233 feet) tall.

9. “The Motherland” statue, Volgograd, Russia
84 meter (276 feet) tall, 7900 ton sculpture, located at Mamayev Kurgan in Volgograd.

8. Statue of Liberty, Liberty Island, New York
93 meters (305 feet) tall statue standing at Liberty Island, New York in the mouth of the Hudson River in New York Harbor.

7. Statue of Peter I, Moscow, Russia
This statue is 94 meters (308 feet) tall.

6. Motherland, Kiev, Ukraine
The statue itself is 62 meters (203 feet) tall, the overall height is 102 meters(335 feet).

5. Yellow Chinese emperors Huangdi and Yandi, China
103 meters (338 feet) tall statues.

4. Buddhist statue of Guanyin, Sanya, China
The Guanyin statue is 108-meter (354 feet).

3. Ushiku Daibutsu, Ushiku, Japan
120m (394 feet) above the ground, including the 10 m (33 feet) high base and 10 m (33 feet) high lotus platform.

2. Washington Monument, Washington, USA
The monument, made of marble, granite, and sandstone, is both the world’s tallest stone structure and the world’s tallest obelisk, standing 555 feet 5⅛ inches (169.294 m).

1. Gateway Arch, Missouri, USA
630 feet (192 m), it is the tallest man-made monument in the United States, Missouri’s tallest accessible building, and the largest architectural structure designed as a weighted or flattened catenary arch.


  1. Posted by Renu khanna on January 17th, 2013, 19:00 [Reply]

    The list of tall monuments is incomplete without the 100meter high victory tower in chapper chiri mohali India which was inaugurated on 30 th nov 2011by chief minister punjab mr badal This was planned to commemorate the 300th year of 1st Sikh victory.the architect for the monument is architect renu khanna and associates a national award winning firm in panchkula India

  2. Posted by Larry Morgan on April 21st, 2013, 17:00 [Reply]

    You need a correction. The San Jacinto Monument in Deer Park, TX is the worlds tallest stone mason structure at 570 ft.


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