16 of the Tallest Statues of Our Lord Jesus from Around the World

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This list is non-exhaustive, and the statues are not listed in order of height (though the tallest is first!). Beneath each photo you can find information about when it was completed and its height, if known.

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Enjoy!

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1) “Christ the King” in Świebodzin, Poland

Mohylek, Wikipedia
Mohylek, Wikipedia

It was completed November 6, 2010 and is 118 ft or 36 m tall. It is the tallest statue of Jesus in the world!

2) “Christ the Redeemer” in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Jcsalmon, Wikipedia
Jcsalmon, Wikipedia

Completed in 1931, it stands 98 ft or 30 m tall.

3) “Heart of Jesus” in Lupeni, Romania

Istvan Kadar, Wikipedia
Istvan Kadar, Wikipedia

Completed in 2011, it is 72 ft or 22 m tall.

4) “Christ of the Ozarks” in Eureka Springs, Arkansas

Bobak Ha'Eri, Wikipedia
Bobak Ha’Eri, Wikipedia

Completed in 1966, it stands 65.5 ft or 20 m high tall.

5) “Christ of Peace” in Cochabamba, Bolivia

Jimmy Gilles, Wikipedia
Jimmy Gilles, Wikipedia

Completed in 1994, it is 112 ft or 34.2 m tall.

6) “Cristo del Pacífico” in Lima, Peru

Serious Cat, Flickr
Serious Cat, Flickr

Completed in 2011, it stands 121 ft or 37 m tall.

7) “Christ the King” in Vũng Tàu, Vietnam

Chris Phan, Wikipedia
Chris Phan, Wikipedia

Completed in 1974, it stands 105 ft or 32 m tall.

8) “Christ the Redeemer of Maratea” in Maratea, Italy

Luke18389, Wikipedia
Luke18389, Wikipedia

Completed in 1965, it is 70 ft or 21 m tall.

9) “Jesus Blesses” in Manado City, Indonesia

Midori, Wikipedia
Midori, Wikipedia

It stands 98 ft or 30 m tall.

10) “Light of the World” in Monroe, Ohio

NTT72USA, Wikipedia
NTT72USA, Wikipedia

Completed 2012, it stands 52 ft or 15.8 m tall.

11) “Christ of the Knoll” in Palencia, Spain

ejrrjs, Wikipedia
ejrrjs, Wikipedia

Completed in 1931, it’s exact height is not known, though it is over 65 ft or 20 m tall.

12) “Cristo Bendicente” in San Miguel de Tucumán, Argentina

IgnacioJugo2013, Wikipedia
IgnacioJugo2013, Wikipedia

Completed 1942, it is 92 ft or 28 m tall.

13) “Cristo Rei of Dili” in Dili, East Timor

Kok Leng, Maurice Yeo, Wikipedia
Kok Leng, Maurice Yeo, Wikipedia

Completed in 1995, it stands 89 ft or 27 m tall.

14) “Christ of the Sacred Heart” in El Morro, Mexico

Alexandrialeigh, Wikipedia
Alexandrialeigh, Wikipedia

It is 75ft or 23 m tall.

15) “Cristo de las Noas” in Torreón, Mexico

Jvelez 24, Wikipedia
Jvelez 24, Wikipedia

Completed in 2000, it measures 71 ft or 21.5 m tall.

16) “Christ of the Mercy” in San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua

Jdlrobson, Wikipedia
Jdlrobson, Wikipedia

Completed in 2009, it stands 79 ft or 24 m tall.

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