The Most Amazing Statues from Around The World

The Kelpies in Scotland
The Kelpies in Scotland. Photo by Agnieszka Mordaunt on Unsplash

From the Statue Of Liberty to Christ The Redeemer, there are so many jaw-dropping statues and works of art around the world that travelers must see. Here’s a short list of five amazing statues that are definitely worth a visit.

Mano del Desierto, Atacama Desert, Chile

This unusual 36-feet-tall sculpture named “Mano del Desierto” or “Hand of The Desert” emerges from the driest place on earth: the Atacama desert.

Puppy, Bilbao, Spain

This giant and colorful sculpture shaped like a dog is probably the most adorable work of art you’ll get to see on your travels. It’s 43 feet tall and is located right outside the Guggenheim Bilbao Museum in Spain.

The Kelpies, Falkirk, Scotland, UK

Another incredible work of art inspired by animals is this amazing 98-feet-tall equine sculpture that’s actually the tallest sculpture in Scotland.

Ushiku Daibutsu, Ibaraki, Japan

Rising 390 feet above ground, this jaw-dropping statue was built in 1993 and was actually the tallest statue in the world up until 2002.

The Great Buddha of Phuket, Karon, Thailand

Located on the top of Nakkerd Hills, this beautiful white marble statue is one of the most important attractions in Thailand.