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View Poll Results: Favourite statue?
Statue of Liberty, New York, USA 9 50.00%
Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 1 5.56%
Reclining Buddha, Bangkok, Thailand 2 11.11%
Giant Buddha of Lishan, China 0 0%
Mother Russia Statue, Russia 0 0%
Little Mermaid Statue, Copenhagen, Denmark 0 0%
Statue of David, Florence, Italy 1 5.56%
Sphynx, Egypt 4 22.22%
Moai, Easter Island 1 5.56%
Rodinís The Thinker, Cleveland, USA 0 0%
Voters: 18. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 06-21-2014, 12:33 AM
 
Location: Melbourne, Australia
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Of these major cities, both old and new, small and large, but all world-famous.
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Old 06-21-2014, 12:39 AM
 
Location: Hong Kong / Vienna
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Mansudae Grand Monument, Pyongyang!

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedi...onument_18.JPG

North Korea best Korea.
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Old 06-21-2014, 01:05 AM
 
Location: Finland
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Havis Amanda, the Daughter of the Baltic, Helsinki



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Old 06-21-2014, 02:04 AM
 
Location: Finland
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Mansudae Grand Monument, Pyongyang!

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedi...onument_18.JPG

North Korea best Korea.
The 2nd choice would probably be the Turku Pig Duck don't you think?
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Old 06-21-2014, 02:23 AM
 
Location: North West Northern Ireland.
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Lady liberty
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Old 06-21-2014, 02:27 AM
 
Location: Hong Kong / Vienna
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The 2nd choice would probably be the Turku Pig Duck don't you think?
Yep, close 2nd. But you know, the Dear Leader will always be #1.

http://www.bookingadvisor.com/blog/w...ku-Finland.jpg
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Old 06-21-2014, 05:33 AM
 
Location: Finland
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Yep, close 2nd. But you know, the Dear Leader will always be #1.

http://www.bookingadvisor.com/blog/w...ku-Finland.jpg
BTW, did you know that the pigduck is amphibious? I didn't until today.
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Old 06-21-2014, 05:50 AM
 
Location: Currently living in Reddit
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Mansudae Grand Monument, Pyongyang!

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedi...onument_18.JPG

North Korea best Korea.
I always thought a combination of the Kim Jung Il statue with Kindlifresserbrunnen would be a great piece of art.
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Old 06-21-2014, 09:15 AM
 
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Christ the Redeemer is my favorite, its so big, it overlooks the entire city and its on top of this huge hill. Love it
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Old 06-21-2014, 09:18 AM
 
Location: Victoria TX
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"End of the Trail". For its iconic social significance reflecting the modern world.

http://klasjm.smugmug.com/photos/78609358-L-1.jpg

The original work was only about a foot tall, and very few people even recognize the name of the sculptor (James Earle Fraser). This photo is the first public-display-sized casting, and very few people have seen it or even know where it is. It's in a park in a little town in Wisconsin, and if you go by to see it, there will be nobody there, no souvenir stands, no gates of fences around it, you can walk right up and touch it.

Yet, is one of the most familiar statues in America and maybe the world, and possibly THE most recognized 20th Century statue.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/End_of_the_Trail

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