The inside of the statue
We suggest you consider the attractions inside out - to go inside the famous statues of the world and explore their "inner world". In our material monuments lined up for growth.
Antennae statue in Japan Daibutsu
height: 100 m, 120 m - with a pedestal.
50 km from Tokyo city Antennae has a statue of Buddha Amitabha. Inside - four floors.
First floor - "infinite light and infinite life": a darkened room where sounds religious music and exude aromas of incense.
The second - "The world of gratitude and appreciation": dedicated to biblical studies.
The third - Sanctuary Lotus: contains a collection of 3,000 gold Buddha statues. In the fourth is an observation deck: walk do not have elevator takes visitors to a height of 85 m.
The statue of the goddess Kannon in Sendai
Height: 100 m.
In Japan, you can walk in the depths of another deity - goddess of mercy Kannon, which is located in the city of Sendai.
Penetrating through the mouth of the dragon, you will see 33 female deity statues that embody human desire, 12 statuettes corresponding Chinese zodiac signs, and other religious symbols.
At the top, the 12th floor is the bodhisattva Kannon Temple - here put up 108 of the Buddhas, symbolizing the human suffering and delusion.
Top offers beautiful views of the city and golf course.
"The Motherland" in Kiev
Height: 62 m, 102 m - from the pedestal.
Sister Russian "Motherland" in Kiev on the right bank of the Dnieper is more interesting for tourists: it is possible to get, having bought a ticket to the observation platform at a height of 36 or 92 m.
Within two lifts: one vertical - for tourists, the other an inclined - technical.
The lift with nine stops until the head sculpture.
At the top there are hatches and technical platforms. You can enter in both arms of the monument: a shield and sword.
Experts believe that the monument will stand for more than 150 years - he was not afraid even an earthquake of 9 points.
Columbus Monument in Barcelona
Height: 60 m.
Many have been to Barcelona and passed by Columbus to Las Ramblas, but few can boast what was inside, and even the top of the monument, as simply does not know about this feature.
Meanwhile, all is simple: you have to work around the monument to find the door, pay a few euros and go up the elevator to the top of the pedestal. From there, you will discover a picturesque panorama of the city: you can see and take pictures of the sea, the port and the surrounding streets. Do not pass by!
The Statue of Liberty in New York
Height: 46 m, 93 m - with a pedestal.
The French gave the legendary statue of the Americans in honor of the 100th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence.
The opening took place in 1886. One of the engineers was the statue of Gustave Eiffel - the creator of the Eiffel Tower in Paris: it was he who made sure that inside the Statue of Liberty paved stairs and made two viewing platforms: in the crown and torch.
At the moment the only tourist area in the crown is available: you can take a look at Manhattan, the statue's hands and tourists through the small windows, crowding at the foot. To do this you need to overcome 356 steps on foot.
On the day allowed five groups of ten people, so you need to buy tickets ahead of time
For a long time in the statue would not let anyone eight years, it was empty after the 2001 terrorist attacks, for security reasons, then for a year is under construction. Now a symbol of New York has a track, security and modern lifts for the disabled.
Statue of Genghis Khan in Mongolia
Height: 40 m, 50 m - with a pedestal.
54 km from Ulaanbaatar in Tsonzhin-Boldog on the occasion of the 800th anniversary of Mongolia have established the largest equestrian statue in the world - a monument to Genghis Khan.
In the body of the horse is a staircase and a lift, with which you can climb to the observation deck at a height of 30 meters - it is located right in the head of the animal.
In the pedestal under the statue located museum, art gallery, the conquests of Genghis Khan card, cafe, billiard room, conference room and a shop of souvenirs.
Statue of Jesus Christ in Bolivia
Height: 34 2 m 40, m 44 - with a pedestal.
Inside the statue of Christ in Cochabamba is a spiral staircase with 1399 steps, breaking that you can look through the eyes of the statue of the city.
The Bolivian statue on 2, 5 m above the famous monument of Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro, in the depths of which tourists are not allowed.
An exception was made only in May this year: the photographer and blogger Lee Thompson visited with a friend in the Brazilian Christ walked on his head and shoulders, and took selfie at the top of the statue.
Statue of Jesus Christ in Vietnam
Height: 32 m.
The most beautiful views of the South China Sea opens from the viewing platforms that are installed on the shoulders of the statue of Christ in the city of Vung Tau.
The guide said that while they could accommodate six Vietnamese. So that tourists do not go in Jesus' hands, Vietnamese engineers stuffed on the shoulders of the statue special spikes.
The path to the top is not so simple, first you have to climb up the hill Nyo, then go for 129 steps of the spiral staircase.
Tourists are asked to comply with the dress code: entrance only barefoot women is desirable to be in a skirt, men - in his trousers.
The statue "Bavaria" in Munich
Height: 18 m 2.
A small bronze statue of the "Bavaria" is on the Theresienwiese in Munich - at its foot, "Oktoberfest" festival held annually. But not all realize that inside the monument, which is more than one and a half centuries, hidden staircase with 66 steps: on it you can climb to the observation deck, located at the head of the statue, of course, if you do not suffer from claustrophobia.