Spring Temple Buddha (Lushan County, Henan, China) The Spring Temple Buddha is the single tallest statue on the planet at a height of 128 meters (420 feet). A Buddhist monastery can be found beneath the statue, which is built from roughly 1,100 pieces of copper cast.

Spring Temple Buddha (Lushan County, Henan, China) The Spring Temple Buddha is the single tallest statue on the planet at a height of 128 meters (420 feet). A Buddhist monastery can be found beneath the statue, which is built from roughly 1,100 pieces of copper cast.

Amazing nature around the world US Humor - Funny pictures, Quotes, Pics, Photos, Images on imgfave

Amazing nature around the world US Humor - Funny pictures, Quotes, Pics, Photos, Images on imgfave

Cristo de la Concordia (Cochabamba, Bolivia) The Bolivian statue of Jesus Christ with his arms spread measures 40.44 meters when the pedestal is included. Reminiscent of the more famous Christ the Redeemer outside Rio, the statue leads visitors up 1,399 stairs to a viewing area within the arms of the statue

33 colossal monuments and statues around the world

Cristo de la Concordia (Cochabamba, Bolivia) The Bolivian statue of Jesus Christ with his arms spread measures 40.44 meters when the pedestal is included. Reminiscent of the more famous Christ the Redeemer outside Rio, the statue leads visitors up 1,399 stairs to a viewing area within the arms of the statue

Laykyun Setkyar (Khatakan Taung, Myanmar) The second tallest statue in the world, runner-up to the Spring Temple Buddha, is the 116-meter Laykyun Setkyar. Construction of the statue, which depicts the Gautama Buddha, took nearly 12 years. Two smaller Buddhas (sizable in their own right) can be found nearby.

33 colossal monuments and statues around the world

Laykyun Setkyar (Khatakan Taung, Myanmar) The second tallest statue in the world, runner-up to the Spring Temple Buddha, is the 116-meter Laykyun Setkyar. Construction of the statue, which depicts the Gautama Buddha, took nearly 12 years. Two smaller Buddhas (sizable in their own right) can be found nearby.

BEAUTIFUL LAKE BONDHUS IN NORWAY   Photograph by Alchemist-hp     In this incredible photograph, we get a view of the beautiful Lake Bondhus in Norway. In the background you can see the Bondhus Glacier (Bondhusbreen) which is an offshoot of the large Folgefonna glacier, with a length of approximately 4km and a height [...]

BEAUTIFUL LAKE BONDHUS IN NORWAY Photograph by Alchemist-hp In this incredible photograph, we get a view of the beautiful Lake Bondhus in Norway. In the background you can see the Bondhus Glacier (Bondhusbreen) which is an offshoot of the large Folgefonna glacier, with a length of approximately 4km and a height [...]

Toshogu Shrine, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. Built in 1617 (Edo period), in dedication to Tokugawa Ieyasu as the founder of the Tokugawa Shogunate:

Toshogu Shrine, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. Built in 1617 (Edo period), in dedication to Tokugawa Ieyasu as the founder of the Tokugawa Shogunate:

Faith: Hindu worshipers believe that a bath in the river during the festival can rid them of their sins

Kumbh Mela: World's biggest religious festival comes to an end after 120 million pilgrims cleansed their sins during two month celebration

Faith: Hindu worshipers believe that a bath in the river during the festival can rid them of their sins

©Jeff Dai - China - Eimeishan City, Sichuan Province - Mount Emei Scenic Area, including Leshan Giant Buddha Scenic Area

©Jeff Dai - China - Eimeishan City, Sichuan Province - Mount Emei Scenic Area, including Leshan Giant Buddha Scenic Area

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