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The 10 Most Stunning Monuments in the World

/ July 17, 2015

Over the centuries, many structures have come up to commemorate great people or important events. You will find many monuments all over the world. Some of them are spectacular and have added to the beauty of our wonderful planet.

Here are the 10 most stunning monuments in the world.

10) Statue of Liberty

The Statue of Liberty is the statue of the robed female figure representing Libertas, the Roman goddess, who bears a torch and a tabula ansata upon which is inscribed the date of the American Declaration of Independence, July 4 1776. It is located on the Liberty Island in New York City. This jaw-dropping copper statue is one of America’s most famous icons. This colossal neoclassical sculpture is 46 meters tall. It was a gift by the people of France to the United States of America.

Statue of Liberty

9) Christ the Redeemer

Located in Rio de Janeiro, Christ the Redeemer is a wonderful statue of Jesus Christ.
This Art Deco statue stands around 38 meters tall atop the Corcovado Mountain overlooking the Brazilian city. It was built as a symbol of Brazilian Christianity. Made of soapstone, this statue was completed in 1931.