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Famous Statues Around The World That Need To Be On Your Bucket List

Include these statues in your bucket list to witness the finest exhibition of architectural wonder!

Over the years people have immortalised their stories, achievements and history by building statues and monuments. These statues are architectural marvels and deserve to be seen once in your lifetime. They are extraordinary pieces of art that have been standing tall through ages. From the Statue of Liberty to the Christ the Redeemer, these famous statues need to be on your bucket list. Here are some of the famous statues around the world that you should write down on your bucket list ASAP.

Statue of Liberty

There’s not much that’s needed to be said about this one. Considered as one of the greatest stues in the world, the Statue of Liberty was gifted to America by France in1886. The most interesting feature about this statue is that it holds a torch that’s made of 24 carats of gold and can be spotted from a distance. The statue is symbol of liberty and democracy and is 305 feet and 6 inches tall.

Little Mermaid

This beautiful statue is a bronze mermaid sitting at a rock on waterfront at the Langelinie promenade in Copenhagen. Designed by EdvarrdEriksen, this statue is one of the finest in Denmark and is only 1.25 metres tall. It is a fine piece of art that sits in old town harbour of Copenhagen and must be visited at least once in your life.

The Thinker

While we are talking about art, how can we not take the name of Paris. Designed by Auguste Rodin, The Thinker is one of the most famous statues in the world and represents a male figure that is life sized sitting in a thinking posture on a rock. The statue is made of bronze and was first displayed in 1904. This beautiful and majestic statue is placed on a tall pedestal made of stone and is surrounded by a beautiful garden as well as a museum.

David Statue

Perhaps, the finest and the most famous creation of Michelangelo, this one is a classic from the Renaissance era. The statue is carved out in marble and is located in Italy. Being one of the most famous statues in the world, it attracts thousands of tourists every day. The statue of the naked David is 5.17 metres tall and was sculpted by the artist between 1501 to 1504 approximately.

Urbee Sarkar

A content writer by the day and hardcore Netflix enthusiast by the night, Urbee believes the world to be a story, a ‘tour de force’ in the making. A blind supporter of coffee, she spends her time with her face buried in books on most days when she is not writing. On the other days, she strums her favourite songs while secretly planning for her next trip into the mountains. Urbee is a lit post-grad who has worked as a feature writer for digital media firms and believes the content industry to be her calling.
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