|Statues and Sculptures|
|Statue of Liberty|
(Libertas, the Roman goddess)
|Liberty Island, New York (U.S.A.)||Year built: 1886|
Designed by Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi, a French sculptor.
It was a gift to the United States from the people of France.
The date inscribed on the tablet is the date of the American Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776.
|Christ the Redeemer (Jesus Christ)||Corcovado mountain, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)||Year built: 1931|
Designed by: French sculptor Paul Landowski
|Little Mermaid||Langeline Promenade, Copenhagen (Denmark)||Year unveiled: 1913|
Created by Edvard Eriksen
(Little man pee)
|Brussels (Germany)||Installed: 1919|
Designed by: Hiëronymus Duquesnoy the Elder
|Mount Rushmore National Memorial||Mt Rushmore, Black Hills, Keystone, South Dakota (U.S.A.)||Established: 1925|
Material: Carved on the granite of the mountain
Sculpted by: Gutzon Borglum & Lincoln Borglum
The faces of 4 US Presidents, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln are sculpted on the mountain.
|Statue of Amida Buddha||Kotoku-in Temple, Kamakura (Japan)||Built: 1252|
|Leshan Giant Buddha||Sichuan (China)||Built: 803|
It is carved on the hillside of Xijuo Peak
The statue overlooks the confluence of three rivers, the Minjiang, Dadu and Qingyi.
It is the largest Buddha statue in the world.