The Tallest Statue
The SPRING TEMPLE BUDDHA, in China, stands 420 feet tall, including a 66-foot base, making it the tallest statue in the world. If you count the pedestal below, it comes to over 680 feet tall. Made of over 1,100 pieces of cast copper, it weighs over 1,100 tons. It shows the Buddha standing with one hand raised and the other stretched low.