7 Famous Statues in the World

 Statue of Liberty- New York, USA
Also known as “Lady Liberty”, this amazing creation was a gift from France to the United States and has been known as a symbol of freedom and democracy. Her green color comes from the materials used to make her, iron and copper.

Christ the Redeemer- Mount Corcovado, Brazil
It is called “Cristo Redentor” in Portuguese and can be found atop Mt. Corcovado in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It depicts a deco-styled Jesus Christ raising his hands in a straight in both sides, forming a sort of cross shape.
Trevi Fountain- Rome, Italy
This world-famous fountain is one of Italy’s biggest attractions. It’s no wonder, with its massive size and beautiful stone carvings of Oceanus and many more. It’s almost tradition to throw a coin into the fountain while making a wish, but expect the place to be crowded often.\

  
Michaelangelo’s David- Florence, Italy
No other figure is more recognized in the art world than the body of the statue of David, again in Italy. Made of marble, its smooth curves and fantastic detail will mesmerize tourists. It captures the essence of youth in the Bible figure, David, who was a shepherd then later a king. 


Wat Pho (Temple of Reclining Buddha)- Bangkok, Thailand
This temple is one of Bangkok’s most visited and was believed to have been found during the 16th century. It later became King Rama I of Chakri Dynasty’s Royal Temple. Inside one of the main halls is an impressive feat of architecture: a 46-meter Buddha who reclines.


Great Sphinx of Giza- Giza, Egypt
When you think of Egypt, the first thing that comes to mind is a statue of a Pharaoh’s head on a feline body. This colossal monument is made of limestone and towers at 66 feet (20 m) high. It’s notable the nose is missing and has been an object of many jokes and gags.
 
Merlion- Singapore, Singapore
A peculiar mixture of fish and lion, the Merlion is the most iconic symbol of Singapore and can be seen in many of its tourism promotions. The fish body is supposed to represent the country’s humble fishing village origin while the lion is a callback to its original name, Singapura (‘Lion City’ in Malay)