The World's Tallest Statue Will Soon Be Complete
Later on this year, the world's tallest statue 's height will be eclipsed by a sizable 80 feet. The Statue of Unity, which is in its final phase of construction in the state of Gujarat, India, is dedicated to India's first Deputy Prime Minister and independence movement leader, Sardar Patel.
The World’s Tallest Statues Are a Sight to Behold!
At 315 feet, this statue is made of copper, bronze and stainless steel. [related_articles] Buddha in Aluthgama, Sri Lanka The spectacular statue in coastal Aluthgama, Sri Lanka is considered the tallest sitting Buddha statue in the world at 160 feet.
From the World's Tallest Bicycle!
The world's tallest bicycle are 4 meters tall! Watch through the eyes of the rider of this monstrosity as he riders in a bicycle parade, what a great view! From the World's Tallest Bicycle! amazing, video, sports, weird The world's tallest bicycle are 4 meters tall!
Burj Khalifa - The Tallest Building in the World
Burj Khalifa, formerly known as Burj Dubai, is a skyscraper in Dubai, UAE, and the tallest man-made structure ever built, at 828 m (2,717 ft).
Incredible Architecture! The 5 Tallest Towers in the World
The importance of telecommunication towers in today’s globalized world is undeniable, and the taller the tower, the better it is at its job of broadcasting to hundreds of thousands, and often millions of people.
Which Are the World's Biggest Statues?
Why do we build giant statues? From what I can tell, it usually has to do with conveying an idea or honoring something bigger than ourselves, like a deity or a concept. The statue of liberty represents the notion of freedom and justice for all. Many are built to honor one's religious icon.
Marvel at the Tallest Mountains in the World
Mount Everest (or Sagarmatha/Chomolungma) (Himalayas - Tibet/Nepal) Height: 8848 meters (29,029 feet) First Ascent: 1953 Image: Flickr User TausP Everest is a world icon and comfortably the tallest mountain on the planet as of today.
The Tallest Hotel In the World - Stunning!
It occupies the 102 to 118 floors of Sun Hung Kai Properties-owned International Commerce Centre, 312 rooms and, at 490 meters tall (1607 feet), making it the world's highest hotel (up until the JW Marriott Marquis was recently opened in Dubai) The hotel features both a bar and a pool located on 118th
These May Be the Most Unconventional Statues in the World!
Sculptures can be created using any element in the world. Pulled together from natural or manmade materials, these statuesque symbols range from mobiles like those made by Alexander Calder to figures sculpted from snow and ice .
Stunning Underwater Statues From Around the World.
These small and vital life-sources are under grave threat from climate change, blast fishing and other environmentally harmful practices, which is why groups of artists from Mexico to Indonesia are gathering together to help recreate the world's coral reefs.
Take A Walk on One of the World's Biggest Statues!
These Pirelli workers get the chance to when they are tasked with restoring the statue after it was damaged by lightning. For them, it's a job that has to be done, but for others, it might be one thrilling experience, especially because of the mesmerizing view beneath you - simply breathtaking.
What You Never Knew About the World's Tallest Mountain
Mount Everest is not only the tallest (land) mountain in the world. It is also a symbol of mankind's indomitable spirit.
Learn 10 Amazing Facts About the World's Tallest Buildings
Here are 10 amazing facts about the world’s tallest buildings: 1. Two sunsets a day at the Burj Khalifa The world’s tallest building offers visitors the opportunity to enjoy two sunsets in a single day.
Take a Virtual Tour of the World's Tallest Waterfall
In May 2011, Dima Moiseenko left for Venezuela to shoot the highest waterfall in the world - Angel Falls. The shoot took two days and was very complicated both technically and weather-wise.
These Amazing Statues are 100% Organic...
Flower parades are held all over the world, but the one that takes place in Zundert, the Netherlands, is extraordinarily artistic. It’s also the largest parade in the world. Huge floats are made of wire, cardboard and Papier-mâché', and entirely covered in dahlias in intricate designs.
The History of the Statue of Liberty and Its Symbolism
In the same year Christopher Columbus set sail for the New World on behalf of the monarchs of Spain, Ferdinand and Isabella decreed the utter expulsion of all Jews in their kingdom, putting an end to a prosperous community that had produced works of beautiful poetry, scientific writings, and philosophical
The 5 Tallest Skyscrapers Currently Under Construction
From the 472 meter (1550 ft) tall Central Park Tower in New York City to the 405 meter (1330 ft) tall skyscraper in Moscow, one of these five buildings may become the new tallest building in the world, dethroning the Burj Khalifa since it has been proclaimed the tallest structure on Earth in 2009!
These Stunning Statues of Buddha Are Worth a Visit!
As news of his wisdom spread throughout Ancient India and then the rest of the world, he became the historical religious leader we know him as today. His teachings continue to inspire many, not only in their actions but in their art forms.
The Art of the Living Statue...
If you travel, or live in a major city, you've probably seen one of these living statues, a method used by many performers and beggars to make some money.
This Man Spent 20 Years Building This Incredible Statue
Spanning over 65 acres across four hills, this monumental statue is 200 feet long, 150 feet wide and 70 feet tall, and it depicts the mythical bird lying flat on its back with one of its wings spread across wide. This makes it the largest functional bird sculpture in the world.
The Statue That Makes A fool Out of Everyone!
Raphael Barios , a known American artist, has created this next statue, which gives the impression that stone tablets are just hanging in mid air. Only when coming closer can we identify this three dimensional hoax. It is a beautiful reminder to doubt first impressions!
Incredible Paper Statues that Jump Off the Page
Paper is a common art material, and we've seen our fair share of paper art , but these statues, created by Allen and Patty Eckman, is something above and beyond. The attention to details, the imagination, the motives and sheer skill are quite astounding.
Take Our Quiz: Can You Identify These Famous Statues?
The following challenge is going to put your memory, and your knowledge of famous statues to the test. Can you recognize and pick the correct statue, even though all you see is a little piece of it? Lets see how well you can reconstruct the image. Challenge: Identify the Statue!