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List of tallest statues in the Philippines

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

This list of tallest statues in the Philippines includes free-standing, completed statues in the Philippines that are at least 5 meters (16 feet) tall. The height of these statues are measured from the top of its base/pedestal up to its maximum height (including monuments with spires or obelisks).

Existing statues

As of 2020, this table includes the following statues with a height of 5 m (16 ft) and above.

Rank Statue Depicts Locations Year completed Height Notes Coordinates
1 Mother of All Asia–Tower of Peace Virgin Mary Batangas City, Batangas 2021 88 m
(289 ft)[1]
Stands on an 8 m (26 ft) concrete pedestal. Total height of concrete and stainless steel monument is 96 m (315 ft). Construction began in 2014. Expected to become the world's tallest statue of the Virgin Mary.[1][2] 13°38′27″N 121°02′27″E / 13.640877°N 121.040755°E / 13.640877; 121.040755 (Mother of All Asia–Tower of Peace)
2 St. Vincent Ferrer Statue Vincent Ferrer Bayambang, Pangasinan 2019 42 m
(138 ft)[3]
Recognized by the Guinness World Records as the tallest bamboo sculpture in the world with a total height of 50.23 m including its 8.23 m (27.0 ft) base.[3][4] 15°49′11″N 120°26′39″E / 15.81970°N 120.444125°E / 15.81970; 120.444125 (Vincent Ferrer)
3 Divine Mercy Statue Jesus Christ Calbiga, Samar 2020 36.5 m
(120 ft)
Construction began in 2017 and topped off in 2020. Constructed through the initiative of the Franciscan Sisters of the Divine Mercy.[5] 11°39′42″N 125°01′40″E / 11.661578°N 125.027845°E / 11.661578; 125.027845 (Divine Mercy Statue (Calbiga, Samar))
4 Our Lady of the Assumption Statue Virgin Mary Maasin, Southern Leyte 1994 36 m
(118 ft)
Located on top of Jalleca Hills in Barangay Mantahan. A 235-step staircase leads to the monument.[6] 10°07′01″N 124°54′03″E / 10.1168312°N 124.9007556°E / 10.1168312; 124.9007556 (Our Lady of the Assumption Statue)
5 Sacred Heart of Jesus Jesus Christ Roxas, Capiz 2015 31 m
(102 ft)[7]
The total height of the statue is 40 m (130 ft) including the 9 m (30 ft) pedestal. Located within the Pueblo de Panay Tourism Complex in Barangay Dinginan. Designed by Filipino sculptor John Alaban.[8] 11°32′53″N 122°43′39″E / 11.54805°N 122.7276°E / 11.54805; 122.7276 (Sacred Heart of Jesus (Roxas, Capiz))
6 Divine Mercy Statue Jesus Christ Marilao, Bulacan 2017 30.5 m
(100 ft)
Construction began in 2016 and was unveiled and blessed in 2017. The 100 ft (30 m) statue stands on a 50 ft (15 m) pedestal building. The total height of the structure is 150 ft (46 m).[9][10] 14°46′38″N 120°58′35″E / 14.777150°N 120.976397°E / 14.777150; 120.976397 (Divine Mercy Statue (Marilao, Bulacan))
7 Sacred Heart of Jesus Statue Jesus Christ Carcar, Cebu 2012 29.2 m
(96 ft)
Located inside a private compound called the Meditative Garden of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in Barangay Can-asujan.[11] 10°08′11″N 123°39′28″E / 10.136445°N 123.657877°E / 10.136445; 123.657877 (Sacred Heart of Jesus Statue)
8 Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Statue (Agtalin Shrine) Virgin Mary Pilar, Capiz 1993 24.4 m
(80 ft)[12]
Built in 1991 on top of Agtalin Hill at Brgy. Dulangan. It was the tallest Marian statue in the Philippines at the time of its completion in 1993.[12][8] 11°27′38″N 122°57′48″E / 11.4604193°N 122.9634187°E / 11.4604193; 122.9634187 (Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Statue (Agtalin Shrine))
9 Regina Rosarii Statue Virgin Mary Tanay, Rizal 2010 21.6 m
(71 ft)
Located on top of a hill inside the Regina Rosarii Institute of Contemplation in Asia (Regina RICA), a pilgrimage site, ecological sanctuary and convent in Sitio Aguho, Barangay Sampaloc.[13][14] 14°31′58″N 121°22′16″E / 14.5328948°N 121.371181°E / 14.5328948; 121.371181 (Regina Rosarii Statue)
10 Christ the Savior Statue Jesus Christ Alaminos, Pangasinan 2017 17.1 m
(56 ft)
Located on top of a hill at Pilgrimage Island, part of the Hundred Islands National Park.[15][16] 16°12′37″N 120°02′28″E / 16.2104°N 120.0412°E / 16.2104; 120.0412 (Christ the Savior Statue)
11 Immaculate Conception Statue Virgin Mary Laguindingan, Misamis Oriental 2014 16.8 m
(55 ft)
Located in Barangay Sambulawan[17] 8°35′29″N 124°24′52″E / 8.591390°N 124.414389°E / 8.591390; 124.414389 (Immaculate Conception Statue)
12 Divine Mercy Statue Jesus Christ El Salvador, Misamis Oriental 2008 15.2 m
(50 ft)
The statue has two concrete rays that contain stairs leading to the head of the statue.[18][19][20] 8°32′49″N 124°31′41″E / 8.5469458°N 124.5280708°E / 8.5469458; 124.5280708 (Divine Mercy Statue (El Salvador))
Kamay ni Hesus Jesus Christ Lucban, Quezon 2002 15.2 m
(50 ft)
Located on top of a hill at the foot of Mount Banahaw in Barangay Tinamnan, accessible via a 300-step stairway.[21][22] 14°06′06″N 121°34′21″E / 14.1018°N 121.5725°E / 14.1018; 121.5725 (Kamay ni Hesus)
Padre Pio Monument Padre Pio San Jose del Monte, Bulacan 2019 15.2 m
(50 ft)
Started construction in May 2018. Located within the Padre Pio Mountain of Healing Complex in Area C, Barangay Paradise 3. It is the tallest statue of St. Pio of Pietrelcina in the Philippines.[23][24] 14°50′05″N 121°06′28″E / 14.834643°N 121.107690°E / 14.834643; 121.107690 (Padre Pio Monument)
13 Bonifacio Monument Andres Bonifacio Caloocan, Metro Manila 1933 13.7 m
(45 ft)
Its height includes an obelisk with a winged figure on top. Located at the center of a rotunda at the intersection of Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA), MacArthur Highway, Samson Road and Rizal Avenue.[25][26] 14°39′25″N 120°59′02″E / 14.65708°N 120.98397°E / 14.65708; 120.98397 (Bonifacio Monument)
Christ the Redeemer Statue (Caluya Shrine) Jesus Christ Sapang Dalaga, Misamis Occidental 2017 13.7 m
(45 ft)
The monument is located on top of a 120-meter high hill in Barangay Caluya, facing Murcielagos Bay.[27][28][29] 8°36′36″N 123°34′49″E / 8.6099866°N 123.5801927°E / 8.6099866; 123.5801927 (Christ the Redeemer Statue (Caluya Shrine))
14 Statue of the Risen Christ Jesus Christ Magalang, Pampanga 2015 12.1 m
(40 ft)
The monument is located inside the Banal a Bunduk, Dalan Ning Krus pilgrimage site in Barangay Ayala at the foot of Mount Arayat.[30][31] 15°12′33″N 120°43′30″E / 15.2090356°N 120.724995°E / 15.2090356; 120.724995 (Statue of the Risen Christ (Magalang))
15 Our Lady of EDSA Monument Virgin Mary Quezon City, Metro Manila 1989 10.7 m
(35 ft)
The monument, designed by sculptor Virginia Ty-Navarro, is located on the roof of the EDSA Shrine, which also serves as a Roman Catholic chapel. The shrine, designed by National Artist for Architecture Francisco Mañosa, is located on the corner of the northbound side of Epifanio de los Santos Avenue and the eastbound side of Ortigas Avenue.[32][33] 14°35′32″N 121°03′31″E / 14.59222°N 121.05861°E / 14.59222; 121.05861 (Our Lady of EDSA Monument)
16 Divine Mercy Shrine Jesus Christ Lake Sebu, South Cotabato 2015 10 m
(33 ft)
Stands on a 5 m (16 ft) base for a total height of 15 m (49 ft). Located in Sitio Floren, Barangay Lamdalag.[34][35] 6°11′42″N 124°44′00″E / 6.194912°N 124.733394°E / 6.194912; 124.733394 (Divine Mercy Shrine (Lake Sebu))
17 Statue of the Risen Christ Jesus Christ San Jose, Tarlac 2002 9.1 m
(30 ft)
The statue is located inside the Monasterio de Tarlac complex in Barangay Lubigan.[36][37] 15°26′14″N 120°25′41″E / 15.437303°N 120.4279278°E / 15.437303; 120.4279278 (Statue of the Risen Christ (San Jose))
Statue of the Sentinel of Freedom Lapu-Lapu Rizal Park, Manila 2004 9.1 m
(30 ft)
Stands on a 10 ft (3.0 m) pedestal. Located at the Agrifina Circle between the National Museum of Anthropology and the National Museum of Natural History.[38][39] 14°35′03″N 120°58′53″E / 14.584248°N 120.9814171°E / 14.584248; 120.9814171 (Statue of the Sentinel of Freedom)
Christ the Redeemer Statue Jesus Christ Cagayan de Oro, Misamis Oriental 2011 9.1 m
(30 ft)
Located inside Golden Haven Memorial Park, a private cemetery in Barangay Bulua.[40] 8°29′48″N 124°36′36″E / 8.496697°N 124.610077°E / 8.496697; 124.610077 (Christ the Redeemer Statue)
18 Rizal Monument Jose Rizal Rizal Park, Manila 1913 8.9 m
(29 ft)
The monument, along with its base of 5.1 m (17 ft), has a total height of 14 m (46 ft). Designed by Swiss sculptor Richard Kissling.[41][42] 14°34′54″N 120°58′36″E / 14.581669°N 120.976694°E / 14.581669; 120.976694 (Rizal Monument)
19 Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Grotto Virgin Mary Caramoan, Camarines Sur 1990 7.9 m
(26 ft)
The monument is located on top of Mount Caglago in Barangay Tabgon and is accessible through a 524-step stairway. The current statue is the second statue, which replaced the first one that was damaged by a typhoon.[43][44] 13°49′47″N 123°48′30″E / 13.829849°N 123.808444°E / 13.829849; 123.808444 (Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Grotto)
Rizal Monument Jose Rizal Santa Cruz, Laguna, Laguna 2014 7.9 m
(26 ft)
The monument, designed by Filipino sculptor Toym Imao, is located within the Laguna Sports Complex in Barangay San Juan. It depicts Rizal as a sportsman in fencing attire and holding a foil. Although reported to be the tallest Jose Rizal monument in the world, the Rizal Monument in Manila remains the tallest as its height includes its obelisk.[45][46] 14°15′20″N 121°24′21″E / 14.255679°N 121.405771°E / 14.255679; 121.405771 (Rizal Monument (Santa Cruz))
20 Christ the Redeemer Statue Jesus Christ San Fernando, La Union 2007 7.6 m
(25 ft)
The monument is located on top of Reservoir Hill and overlooks the City of San Fernando.[47][48] 16°37′13″N 120°19′08″E / 16.6204°N 120.3190°E / 16.6204; 120.3190 (Christ the Redeemer Statue (City of San Fernando))
21 Rizal Monument Jose Rizal Calamba, Laguna 2011 6.7 m
(22 ft)
The monument, designed by Filipino sculptor Jonas Roces, is 13 m (43 ft) in height, with a granite pedestal of 2.40 m (7.9 ft) and a 4 m (13 ft) circular stairway base.[49][50] 14°11′45″N 121°09′35″E / 14.1958°N 121.1597°E / 14.1958; 121.1597 (Rizal Monument (Calamba))
22 Nuestra Señora de Salvacion Statue Virgin Mary and drowning sailor Lavezares, Northern Samar 2005 5.5 m
(18 ft)
The monument depicts the Virgin Mary saving a drowning sailor from a sinking ship. It stands atop a concrete ship built on a reef located 3 km (1.9 mi) from the port of Lavezares.[51][52][53] 12°32′57″N 124°20′01″E / 12.5492232°N 124.3335841°E / 12.5492232; 124.3335841 (Nuestra Señora de Salvacion Statue)

Statues being planned/under construction

Destroyed statues

See also

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