1. Statue of Unity, India, 182m / 597 ft
The largest statue in the world is the Statue of Unity. It is located in the state of Gujarat in India and was constructed between 2013 and 2018. The statue depicts Indian statesman and independence activist Vallabhbhai Patel, who lived from 1875 and 1950. Patel was highly respected for his leadership in uniting 562 princely states of India with a major part of the former British Raj to form the single Union of India.
On the next page we’ll continue with the second largest statue in the world, the Spring Temple Buddha.