Sculpture has the power to leave spectators in a state of sheer amazement. But standing in the presence of a 'supersize' statue can actually take your breath away. Taking up to 20 years to build and millions of dollars to create, these 16 enormous creations do just that.
They'll stand for centuries as icons of history and culture for visitors to enjoy. From the world's largest reclining Buddha to a 105 foot tall sculpture of Mao Zedong, here's a trip around the world in massive statues.