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Most popular statues around the world

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In each country, especially in the capitals, there are many ancient and modern attractions, which annually attract millions of tourists. In addition to the castles, squares, palaces and parks, there are some statue that tourists are really interested in and must see.

Statue of Liberty

A gift from France, U.S. – Statue of Liberty holding a torch over New York since 1886. Originally the statue was bronze-colored, but eventually color has changed.

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Statue of Marcus Aurelius

One of the most famous statues in Rome – a bronze statue of Marcus Aurelius on horseback, which is on the Capitol Square for many hundreds of years. The statue depicted on the reverse side of Italian euro coins in 0.50.

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Christ the Redeemer statue

There are not many Christian statues, which were more popular than Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro. The construction of this famous statue is in the Art Deco style, which later became a symbol of Rio, held in the period from 1922 to 1931.

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Buddha in Japan

This bronze statue of Buddha is in the temple Kotok-in Kamakura, Japan. It was created in the 13th century, it weighs 93 tons, but from the inside its a hollow, where visitors can go inside. Rudyard Kipling mentioned it in his poem in the preface to the novel “Kim.”

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Michelangelo

Like many of the statues in this gallery, nude hero Michelangelo – David had to stand outside, but he was kept in the protective walls of the museum since 1873. From the beginning he was a patriotic symbol of the Florentine Republic.

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