7 Tallest Statues in the World 2020

The following list of tallest statues in the world is the pride of those nations. Each statue has its own beauty and specialty. Let’s explore the 7 Tallest Statues in the World 2020.

1 Statue of Unity

Height –  597 ft (182 metres)

Country – India

Completed in – 2018

Cost – $437 million 

 Statue of Unity is located in India and it is the World’s latest tallest statue around the World. This statue of Unity is a statue of the Indian statesman and independence activist Vallabhbhai Patel. After the Independence of India, Vallabhbhai Patel traveled entire India and spoke to rulers of 532 princely states of India, and formed them single Union of India. Since Vallabhbhai Patel formed 532 princely states into one single Union of India the World’s tallest statue is named Statue of Unity. With a height of 597 ft (182 meters), the Statue of Unity is the number one tallest statue in the world.

2 Spring Temple Buddha

Height – 420 ft (128 metres)

Country – China

Completed in – 2008

Cost – $55 million

Spring Temple Buddha is the second tallest statue, it is located in China. Till the 2008 Spring Temple Buddha was the tallest statue in the world when the Statue of Unity was completed in 2018 the Spring Temple Buddha statue occupied second place in the list of tallest statues in the World.

3 Laykyun Sekkya

Height – 381 ft (116 metres)

Country – Myanmar

Completed in – 2008

Cost – $35 million

  Laykyun Sekkya is the statue of Gauthama Budhha located in Myanmar, it is the third tallest statue. The construction of the Laykyun Sekkya statue was started in the year 1996 and completed in February 2008. Laykyun Sekkya was the world’s tallest statue for few months until the Spring Temple Buddha statue was completed in September 2008.

4 Ushiku Daibutsu

Height – 330 ft (100 metres)

Country – Japan

Completed in – 1993

  Ushiku Daibutsu is the statue of Amitabha Budha, located in Japan. Ushiku Daibutsu statue is the fourth tallest statue. Ushiku Daibutsu was made of bronze and it was the world’s tallest statue from 1993 to 2008. 

5 Sendai Daikannon

Height – 330 ft (100 metres)

Country – Japan

Completed in – 1991

 Sendai Daikannon is the 5th tallest statue in the world and it is located in Japan. Sendai Daikannon si the tallest statue of Nyoirin Kannon in the world, and the tallest statue of a goddess in Japan.

6 Guishan Guanyin

Height – 325 ft (99 metres)

Country – China

Completed in – 2009 

Guishan Guanyin is the statue of Avalokitesvara a bodhisattva who embodies the compassion of all Buddhas. Guishan Guanyin is located in China and it is the 6th tallest statue in the world.

7 Great Buddha of Thailand

Height – 302 ft (92 metres)

Country – Thailand

Completed in – 2008

Cost – $950,000

Great Buddha of Thailand also known as The Big Buddha located in Thailand. The Great Buddha of Thailand statue is made of concrete and painted gold. The Great Buddha of Thailand statue is the 7th tallest statue in the world.

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