Erected the world’s tallest and largest statue of Jesus Christ In Poland (VIDEO)
In Poland, finished the construction of the world’s tallest statue of Jesus Christ, according to Associated Press. On Saturday in the town Swiebodzin on the border with Germany, a large gathering of local residents was set last element of the sculpture – the head of Christ with two-meter crown.
According to the creators, the height of the monument, including the pedestal, is 51 meters. The height of Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro is 38 meters, which served as the prototype of the statue in Swiebodzin.
The intention to erect the statue, which, according to local residents, would help increase the flow of tourists, it was announced back in mid-2007. Completion date was then called the end of that year, but the project ran into all sorts of difficulties, mostly bureaucratic sense, says AP. Final assembly of the statue of ready-made parts was appointed at the beginning of this week, but postponed due to strong winds. On Saturday morning it became clear that the crane, which was to raise his hands of Christ, not enough for this powerful, which caused a new delay – this time in a few hours.
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