Top 10 Most Famous Jesus Statues in the World
The Jesus statues are everywhere in the world. These are considered to be the holy statues and are being visited by billions of religion followers. Some of them, however, have gotten much more fame than the others. Here are the top 10 most famous Jesus statues in the world.
10. Christ of Vũng Tàu, Vietnam
It is a high Jesus statue, situated on Mount Nho in Vung Tau, Vietnam. It was founded in 1974 and its construction was completed by 1993. The estimated height of this statue is 103 ft and it stands on 13 ft high platform. The statue is impressive and very beautiful having 133 stairs for the visitors to get impressed.
9. Cristo della Minerva, Rome, Italy
This is situated in Italy and is also famous with the name of Christ the Redeemer. This is a beautiful marble statue and its construction was completed in 1521. It is found close to the church of Santa Maria sopra Minerva, Rome. The estimated height of this statue is 200 cm.
8. Cristo de la Concordia, Bolivia
Christo de la Concordia is yet another beautiful statue. It is situated at the top of San Pedro Hill in Cochabamba, Bolivia. It will take you to climb about 2000 stairs for reaching this 132 ft high statue.
7. Monument to the Savior of the World, El Salvador
This is one of the most famous Jesus statues in the world. It stands on a high globe of a plaza in El Salvador’s capital city San Salvador. It was constructed in 1942, and has undergone a reconstruction as well during 1987.
6. Christ the King, Poland
This statue, Christ the King, is situated in the west of Poland in a small town, named as Swiebodzin. It is one of the tallest Jesus statues in the world. It was constructed by a Polish priest Sylwester Zawadski, and the cost he spent for its construction was over 1.4 million dollars. The statue was opened for the people in 2010.
5. Christ the Redeemer, Brazil
Christ the Redeemer is a 130 ft high statue and is situated in Brazil. It is one of the seven wonders in the world and was opened in 1931. So far the statue has been visited by over 5 million people. The religion followers named it to be a site of Catholic sanctuary during 2006.
4. Christ the Redeemer of the Andes, Chile
Christ the Redeemer is located close to the Argentina border, Chile. Its estimated height is 12,500 ft above the sea level in the Andes. The statue was constructed in 1904 and is a beautiful and marvelous piece, worth see for the tourists.
3. Cristo Rei, Lisbon, Portugal
Cristo Rei, is situated in the city of Lisbon, Portugal. The statue’s outlook was presented due to the inspiration of the Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It was constructed in 1959.
2. Big Mountain Jesus, Montana
Big Mountain Jesus is situated in Montana. It is about 6 ft high and is named to be one of the shortest statues in the world. Its construction as completed in 1950 and has been constructed to present a tribute to World War II.
1. King of Kings and Lux Mundi, Ohio, USA
King of Kings is about 63 ft high and is situated close to Monroe in Ohio. The construction of this statue was completed in 2004. previously it was destroyed due to strikes and subsequent fire so it underwent reconstruction in 2010.