Statues factsSaints quiz
Whose heads lie on the slopes of Mount Nemrut, a major tourist attraction in Turkey?
Various Greek and Iranian gods. Mount Nemrut is a 2,134 m (7,001 ft) high mountain in southeastern Turkey. Near the summit, a number of large statues of Greek and Iranian gods are erected around the royal tomb, which King Antiochus I Theos of Commagene built for himself in 62 BC. The heads of the statues have at some stage been removed from their bodies, and they are now scattered throughout the site.
What's the name of the building where the "Horse" sculpture from the picture is located?
Lucerna/Lantern Palace. Horse (Czech Kůň) is a sculpture of the Czech artist David Černy made in 1999, located in Lantern Palace, Wenceslas Square 38, Prague. The Palace was built by Vácslav Havel, the grandfather of Václav Havel, the later president of the Czech Republic. This statue is supposed to symbolize the Czech tolerance to touching their delicate national subjects and the high level of Czech autoirony. The statue's installation was supported by the Palace's owner and Václav Havel's sister-in-law, Dagmar Havlová.
Who gave the Americans the Statue of Liberty?
French. The Statue of Liberty is a gift from the French nation to the American nation, commemorating the alliance of both nations during the American War of Independence. In 1924 the statue was declared a national monument of the USA. In 1984 it was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.
In which European city was this photo taken? It depicts eight meter tall statue of the city's patron.
Sofia. The Saint Sofia statue is located at the intersection of Maria Louisa Boulevard and Todor Alexandrov Boulevard. It was erected in 2000 replacing Lenin’s monument, which was removed from the same spot in 1991. The crown symbolizes the power, the wreath the fame and the owl the wisdom.
What does the statue of the Fearless Girl look at?
On a bull from Wall Street. Fearless Girl is a bronze sculpture by Kristen Visbal, was originally installed on March 7, 2017, at Bowling Green in the Financial District of Manhattan, New York City. It depicts a girl who, faced the Charging Bull (or Wall Street Bull) statue. It was removed in November 2018 in preparation for relocation to a site in front of the New York Stock Exchange.