Antoine Barthelemy/

Standing on top of the hill of El Panecillo in the Ecuadorian capital of Quito, the Virgin of Panecillo is the world’s tallest aluminum statue, made with 7,400 pieces of aluminum by Spanish sculptor Agustín de la Herrán Matorras in 1975. Said to represent the Woman of the Apocalypse as featured in the Bible, the virgin is stepping on a snake while standing on top of a globe and has wings as well as a halo of stars.