Published On: Sat, Oct 7th, 2017

Top 10 List of Most Famous Sculptures In The World 2018

Last Updated: February 12, 2018

Sculptures also known as statue the definition of Sculptures not actually not exactly found that have been produced in many cultures or state from prehistory to the present the oldest and greatest known statue dating to about 30,000 years ago.

The world’s tallest statue, Spring Temple Buddha, is 128 meters which is situated in Lushan County, Henan, China but most famous and attract the lot of people statue of Liberty that’s located in New York and more and more popular all over the world.

These Sculptures construct and produced by the various people with different purposes and using different type of material in all sizes there are many statue which are more famous but some of these have very unique and special design and visited by millions of people every year.

Here is the list of Top 10 Most Famous Sculptures in the World 2018.

10. The Thinker

Bronze sculpture done by Auguste Rodin, commonly situated on a stone pedestal that took place 1880 to 1904 and declared as one of the most famous statue all around the globe it represent a nude male sitting on one stone in resting position as he deeply thinking something in other words it represent philosophy. It considered as the place of the city of Paris organized by Rodin admirers, and was put in 1906 front of the Panthéon after sometime in 1922 transferred to the Hôtel Biron, which had been transformed into the Rodin Museum it is famous all over.

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9. Lions of Delos

Lions of Delos were designated in 1990 and this is considered as a historical, fabulous and an archaeological place of Greece the Naxos public consecrated the Terrace of the Lions to 600 BC. This statue had 9-12 marble lions among the Sacred Way but the originals were statue moved to the museum in 1999. With the height of 112 m or 367 ft this statue is considered one biggest and most popular sculpture in the World it’s also visited by many people due to unique and amazingly construction.

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8. Mother of Russia Statue

Mother of Russia Statue situated near the Mamayev Kurgan, Volgograd which is designed by Yevgeny Vuchetich and Nikolai Nikitin it was declared the huge statue from the world during 1967 and currently declared as very well known Famous Sculptures in the World due to its unique and best design ever. Also considered as tallest statue in Europe and the tallest statue of a woman in the globe, without pedestals it attract the lot of visitors every year its constructed with technology of hollow statue is based on a combination of prestressed concrete with wire ropes structure.

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7. Little Mermaid

Little Mermaid also very popular all over the world and attract the many people every year which is located in bronze statue by Edvard Eriksen, displayed on rock by the waterside at the Langelinie promenade in Denmark. It length about 1.25 meters and weighs 175 kilograms which is based on the fairy tale by Danish author Hans Christian Andersen same name and became one of the famous statue was commissioned in 1909 by Carl Jacobsen it is really amazing Sculptures from the world.

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6. Great Sphinx

The Great Sphinx is one of the largest and oldest statues all over the world, but basic facts about this world largest statue are still subject to debate like when it was constructed, by whom and for what purpose according to writer Pliny the Elder this statue is Natural History he was the first century writer. It’s also considered as most famous Sculptures in the World that’s located in Giza plateau near Cairo in Egypt with the height of 20.22 m or 66.34 ft and width of 19.3 meters or 63 ft according to another report Egyptians during 2558–2532 BC.

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5. Olmec heads

With the weight of about 20 tones Olmec colossal heads considered as another one of the most famous statue all over the world its show that human heads sculpted from large basalt boulders before 900 BC and with very different feature of the Olmec culture of ancient Mesoamerica other features with fleshy cheeks, flat noses, slightly crossed eyes and physical features match to a type that is still common with the inhabitants of Tabasco and Veracruz. This is the only known example from outside the Olmec heartland and attracts the lot of people from the world that made with expensive and distinctive elements.

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4. Mount Nemrut statue

Nemrut statue is a tall mountain measuring 2,134 meters high which is located in Southeastern part of Turkey lot of people visit this mountain due to most famous and attractive also its declared as one of the most famous Sculptures in the World. It is considered as popular place for many people who love adventure and touring at large Mount Nemrut was made a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1987 also considered to be a royal tomb from the 1st century BC and gained lot of popularity visited by millions of people every year.

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3. Christ the Redeemer

This most famous Statue Christ the Redeemer designed by the French sculptor Paul Landowski and built by the engineer Heitor da Silva Costa Brazil with the French engineer Albert Caquot which is located in Corcovado Mountain Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The statue is 30 meters (98 ft) tall and its arms extend 28 meters or 92 ft excluding its 8-metre pedestal and weight about 635 metric tons. The world most famous statue situated in Corcovado Mountain in the Tijuca Forest National Park overlooking the city of Rio at the height of 2300 ft its shows the symbol of Christianity.

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2. Moai

Moai is also one of the best and famous Sculptures in the World these human figures designed by the Rapa Nui people on Easter Island in eastern Polynesia created between 1250 and 1500 A.D. The tallest moai raise known as Paro, was almost height 10 meters and weighed about 82 tones all moai statue have large heads with the features of three to eighths the size of the overall statue and wide noses and strong chins, along with rectangle-shaped ears, deep eye slits and arms resting in different positions and are without legs Moai bodies are normally squatting.

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1. Statue of Liberty

This most famous Sculpture French sculptor Frederic Auguste Bartholdi and built by Gustave Eiffel in 1886 it was gift of France to the people of the United States from 100 anniversary on independence it show the robed female figure representing Libertas, the Roman goddess and hold torch above her head and in other hand carries a tabula ansata inscribed in Roman numerals. It Liberty Island Manhattan, New York City with the height of 151 feet 1 inch and visited by lot of people every year in 2009 almost 3.2 million people visit this world most famous Statue.

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