Colossal Monuments From Around The World That No One Talks About

Bildergebnis für Grand Bouddha Sakayamunee. Ang Thong, ThailandeGrand Bouddha Sakayamunee. Ang Thong, Thailande. 92 m (301 ft). Built in 2008.

“Who were these people? And why did they feel the need to commemorate themselves in stone?”

Fabrice Fouillet asked himself while standing before a massive monument. And it was that curiosity that spawned this series. Behold: these are the lesser-known wonders of the world.

Fouillet channels his love of architecture into his monument hunt series. He searches out odd and unusual landscapes, all of them dominated by massive statues which often seem to collide with the surrounding city.

Mother of the Fatherland. Kiev, Ukraine. 62 m (203 ft). Built in 1981.Bildergebnis für motherland monument

Dai Kannon. Sendai, Japan. 100 m (330 ft). Built in 1991.Bildergebnis für estatua mas grande del mundo

Amitabha Buddha. Ushiku, Japan. 110 m (360 ft). Built in 1993.Bildergebnis für maiores estatuas do mundo

Mao Zedong. Changsha, China. 32m (105 ft). Built in 2009.Bildergebnis für monument der afrikanischen renaissance

Christ Blessing. Manado, Indonesia. 30 m (98.5 ft). Built in 2007.Bildergebnis für maiores estatuas do mundo

African Renaissance Monument. Dakar, Senegal. 49 m (161 ft). Built in 2010.Bildergebnis für african renaissance monument

Jibo Kannon. Kagaonsen, Japan. 73 m (239 ft). Built in 1987.Bildergebnis für fabrice fouillet

Christ the King. Świebodzin, Poland. 36 m (120 ft). Built in 2010.Bildergebnis für guan yu statue china

Grand Byakue. Takazaki, Japan. 42 m (137 ft). Built in 1936.Bildergebnis für fabrice fouillet colosses

Guanyin. Foshan, China. 62 m (203 ft). Built in 1998.Bildergebnis für statue of guan yin

Guan Yu Statue. Yuncheng, China. 80 meters (262 ft). Built in 2010.Bildergebnis für riesige statuen

Laykyun Setkyar. Monywa, Myanmar. 116 m (381 ft). Built in 2008.Bildergebnis für giant guan yu statue

The Motherland Call. Volgograd, Russia. 87 m (285 ft). Built in 1967.Bildergebnis für largest statues in the world

Ataturk Mask. Buca, Izmir, Turkey. 40 m (132 ft). Built in 2009.Bildergebnis für izmir atatürk statue

Alyosha Monument. Murmansk, Russia. 35.5 m (116.5 ft) Built in 1974.Bildergebnis für Alyosha Monument. Murmansk, Russia

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