While Rio de Janeiro’s Christ the Redeemer is far more famous, Poland’s Christ the King lays claim to the title of tallest statue of Jesus in the world. While the figure itself is 33 meters (108 feet) tall to represent the tradition that Jesus died at the age of 33, together with the crown and mount, it reaches a height of 172 feet. After five years of construction, the colossus was unveiled in 2010 in the Polish town of Świebodzin.