Are there any Genghis Khan statues?

Are there any Genghis Khan statues?

The Genghis Khan Equestrian Statue, part of the Genghis Khan Statue Complex, is a 131-foot (40 m) tall, stainless steel statue of Genghis Khan on horseback, on the bank of the Tuul River at Tsonjin Boldog (54 km (33.55 mi) east of the Mongolian capital Ulaanbaatar), where, according to legend, he found a golden whip.

Why is there a Genghis Khan statue?

The foundation building, designed to look like European Gothic style architecture, symbolizes that Genghis Khan is standing on Europe after his successful military campaigns, and he is returning East, his home country. If you stretch your eyes to the East, you will see a small statue of his mother greeting him.

How was the Genghis Khan statue made?

Constructed in 2008 from stainless steel, the dramatic statue, built with private funds, has a lift (elevator) rising up its tail, from where there are steps to the horse’s head. It was built here, so the legend goes, because this was the spot where Chinggis Khaan found a golden whip.

Where in Mongolia is the Genghis Khan statue?

Tsonjin Boldog
The Genghis Khan equestrian statue is located on bank of the Tuul River at Tsonjin Boldog, 54 km east of the Mongolian capital Ulaanbaatar.

How old is the Genghis Khan statue?

The equestrian statue of Genghis Khan was built in 2008 on the occasion of the eight-hundredth anniversary of the foundation of the Mongolian Empire, in honour of its founder, Genghis Khan.

What is the largest horse statue in the world?

Genghis Khan Equestrian Statue
The current largest is the 40 meters tall Genghis Khan Equestrian Statue at Tsonjin Boldog, 54 km from Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, the legendary location where Genghis Khan found the golden whip.

Where is the largest sculpture on earth?

Jatayu Nature Park holds the distinction of having the world’s largest bird sculpture, which is of Jatayu. The sculpture measures (200 feet (61 m) long, 150 feet (46 m) wide, 70 feet (21 m) in height and occupies 15,000 square feet (1,400 m2) of floor area)….Jatayu Earth’s Center Nature Park.

Jatayu Nature Park, Kollam
Website Jatayu Earth’s Center

Who is the tallest equestrian?

Nearly 800 years after Genghis Khan conquered most of the known world, the people of Mongolia honored him by erecting the world’s largest equestrian statue in his likeness. Kahn and his horse stand 131 feet tall atop a 33-foot tall coliseum with 36 columns.