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"Glória Imortal aos Fundadores de São Paulo" Amadeo Zani by ARTExplorer, via Flickr

"Glória Imortal aos Fundadores de São Paulo" Amadeo Zani by ARTExplorer, via Flickr

Arlington National Cemetary, Washington DC - This place takes your breath away.  Thank you to all the men who gave it all.

Arlington National Cemetery, Washington DC - This place takes your breath away. Thank you to all the men and women who gave it all.

The African Renaissance Monument (French: Le Monument de la Renaissance africaine) is a 49m tall bronze statue located on top of one of the twin hills known as Collines des Mamelles, outside of Dakar, Senegal. Built overlooking the Atlantic Ocean in the Ouakam suburb, the statue was designed by the Senegalese architect Pierre Goudiaby after an idea presented by president Abdoulaye Wade and built by a company from North Korea. It is the tallest statue in Africa.

These Mega-Sculptures Are the Biggest in the World

The African Renaissance Monument (French: Le Monument de la Renaissance africaine) is a tall bronze statue located on top of one of the twin hills known as Collines des Mamelles, outside of Dakar, Senegal. Built overlooking the Atlantic Ocean in the O

Viking Sites in Norway | swords monument at Hafrsfjord Stavanger Norway

The land of my Viking friend! The three swords monument (Sverd i Fjell) at Hafrsfjord, Stavanger, Norway

Beautiful Decay - statue - woman - head - face - eyes - nose - mouth - cheek - chin - hair - drift away

Montmartre Cemetery - to surrender to desperation by The Polstar Photography

Shiva statue on the Ganges River, India.  Bucket list : Visit the Ganges!

Shiva statue on the Ganges River, India. Bucket list : Visit the Ganges! This is my favorite statue of Shiva.

One of the Tallest STATUE in the world. Senegal. Monument to African Renaissance - Senegal BCCL--- Our Real Life African Holy Trinity; At 160 feet, the statue towers over the Senegalese capital Dakar's skyline. Inspired by Soviet social realism, designed by Pierre Goudiaby and built at a cost of $27 million, it sits atop a hill overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. It's Africa's tallest statue!

This monument to African renaissance is one of the tallest statues in the world, at 160 feet the statue towers over the skyline of the Senegalese capital of Dakar, Africa, designed by Pierre Goudiaby and built at a cost of 27 million dollars

As we drove toward their house outside the city, CrazyTown faded into the distance and The South came into focus. My aunt pointed out various statues, monuments and landmarks pertaining to the American Civil War. Having only ever lived in or traveled through the North and West, this was my first encounter with tangible evidence of the Civil War. It didn’t take me long to notice how Confederate-centric these Civil War displays were. At first, I assumed I wasn’t seeing the the whole picture…

As we drove toward their house outside the city, CrazyTown faded into the distance and The South came into focus. My aunt pointed out various statues, monuments and landmarks pertaining to the American Civil War. Having only ever lived in or traveled through the North and West, this was my first encounter with tangible evidence of the Civil War. It didn’t take me long to notice how Confederate-centric these Civil War displays were. At first, I assumed I wasn’t seeing the the whole picture…

giulio monteverde statues for sale | ... Giulio Monteverde, c.1882. Sometimes called the Monteverde angel

Angel of the Resurrection ~ marble statue before the tomb of the Oneto family, sculpted by Giulio Monteverde, Sometimes called the Monteverde angel. Cimitero monumentale di Staglieno, Genoa, Italy My favorite Angel.

All around the world, in almost any city or town, you can find many monuments, sculptures and statues displayed in parks, squares or other places. These public artworks represent different things, but most usually they are monuments dedicated to fallen heroes, distinguished individuals or represent some significant part of the history. But some of them are pure art, representing their artist's inspiration and message #art

Top 10 Most Amazing Sculptures from Around The World

All around the world, in almost any city or town, you can find many monuments, sculptures and statues displayed in parks, squares or other places.

Monumental Cemetery of #Staglieno #sculpture This is so beautiful!

exquisite female figurative sculpture – Monumental Cemetery of Staglieno, Genoa

Carved from stone — statues-and-monuments Abandoned Church, Kargopol,...

statues-and-monuments: statues-and-monuments Abandoned Church, Kargopol, Russia Photographer: deni-spiri