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Top 50 Most Famous Statues in the World

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You won’t believe that some of the most famous statues in the world were built thousands of years ago and they still stand intact. This is the power of art which is much had huge impact on mankind than social media could ever have. Generation after generation the message of hope, love and peace was spread by legendary artists in the form of art. Building statues and sculptures was one integral part of such communication.

There is hardly any country in this world that does not have popular statues and sculptures of their own. In fact you will find hundreds of famous statues in countries like China, America, Brazil, India, Australia, United Kingdom and Russia. History states that modern art originated from medieval Italy and France. Even today millions of people admire art of Italian artist Leonardo Da Vinci and legend Vincent Van Gogh. You can visit any European country and you will find dozens of Greek statues in that country.

To pay homage to such great artists we have enlisted here 50 most popular statues in the world. Most of the famous statues are dedicated to legendary kings or saints (Buddha and Jesus) while few others represents unique art form. So here are 50 most famous statues of the world –

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50. Kamagaya Great Buddha (Japan)
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49. Buddha Dordenma statue (Bhutan)
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48. El Cristo De Las Noas (Coahuila, Mexico)
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47. The Knotted Gun (Turtle Bay, Luxembourg)
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46. Les Bourgeois de Calais (France)
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45. Pieta (Vatican City)
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44. Bavaria statue (Munich, Germany)
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43. South African War Memorial (Australia)
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42. Christ Blessing (Indonesia)
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41. The Veiled V!rgin (Rome, Italy)
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40. Sala Keoku Statues (Thailand)
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39. Berlin Victory Column (Germany)
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38. Winged Victory of Samothrace (France)
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37. Dog on the Tuckerbox (Gundagai, Australia)
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36. Statue of George Brown (Ottawa, Canada)
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35. Bismarck Monument (Hamburg, Germany)
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34. Maligawila Buddha statue (Sri Lanka)
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33. Christ of the Sacred Heart (Mexico)
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32. Sir John A. Macdonald Statue (Saskatchewan, Canada)
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31. Maman Spider (London, UK)
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30. Champlain Statue (Ontario, Canada)
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29. Map the Miner (Kapunda, Australia)
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28. Ushiku Daibutsu (Ushiku, Japan)
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27. Grand Buddha at Ling Shan (China)
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26. Christ of the Abyss (Mediterranean Sea)
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25. Buddhas of Bamiyan (Bamyan, Afghanistan)
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24. Cristo Rei Of Dili (East Timor)
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23. Leshan Giant buddha (China)
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22. Avukana Buddha statue (SriLanka)
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21. Pioneer Plaza Buffalos (Texa, USA)
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20. Statue of Oliver Cromwell (London, United Kingdom)
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19. The Kelpies (Grangemouth, UK)
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18. The Age of Bronze (Paris, France)
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17. Farnese Hercules (Naples, Italy)
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16. The Spring Temple Buddha (Henan, China)
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15. Manneken Pis (Belgium)
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14. Guishan Guanyin of the thousand hands and Eyes (China)
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13. Mount Nemrut (Turkey)
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12. The Little Mermaid (Denmark)
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11. The Motherland Calls (Volgograd, Russia)
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10. Venus De Milo (Paris, France)
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9. Terracotta Army (China)
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8. The Terrace of the Lions (Delos Island, Greece)
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7. Olmec Colossal Heads (Mexico)
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6. Moai (Easter Island, England)
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5. The Thinker (Paris, France)
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4. The Great Sphinx (Giza, Egypt)
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3. David Statue (Italy)
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2.Christ the Redeemer (Rio De Janeiro, Brazil)
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1. Statue of Liberty (New York, USA)
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So have you seen any of these statues in your life? Have you visited any of the country listed above?

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