An artist's impression of the 'Statue of Unity’ to honour Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, India’s first deputy prime minister, will stand at 597ft when completed in 42 months. It is almost 100ft taller than China’s Spring Temple Buddha, the world’s current tallest statue at 502ft. It will be almost twice as high as the Statue of Liberty in New York, which is 305ft. Nelson’s Column in Trafalgar Square stands at 170ft. The memorial will be set on a river island close to the Narmada Dam and will be connected to an amusement park and a garden in Sardar Patel’s honour by a bridge.
soon to be numero uno but in the meantime:
and a bunch of other big-assed statues around the world:
Ten of the world's tallest statues - Telegraph
The Biggest Statues in the World Tower Over Everyday Life | WIRED
7 Largest Statues in the World | Touropia
List of statues by height - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia