Statues, Sculpture and Free Standing Art

Any free standing object that was created as a piece of art or in the likeness of a person or animal. This category may also include sculpture gardens and collections.

Christ the Redeemer

Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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The tallest of its kind in the world, the statue stands 38 metres (120 ft) tall weighs 635 tons. It is made of reinforced concrete and soapstone. It was sculpted by Paul Landowski, a French monument sculptor of Polish origin.top

Great Buddha of Kamagaya

Kamagaya, Chiba Prefecture, Japan
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The Great Buddha of Kamagaya is the smallest Daibutsu (Buddhist statue) in Japan. It was completed in November 1776.top

Great Sphinx of Giza

Giza, Egypt
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The largest monolith statue in the world, it stands 73.5 metres (241 ft) long, 6 m (20 ft) wide, and 20 m (65 ft) high. Commonly believed to have been built by ancient Egyptians in the 3rd millennium BC, it is the earliest known monumental sculpture.top

Little Mermaid Statue

Copenhagen, Capital Region, Denmark
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Based on the fairy tale of the same name by Danish author Hans Christian Andersen, the small and unimposing Little Mermaid Statue by Edvard Eriksen is a Copenhagen icon and has been a major tourist attraction since 1913.top


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