Discover top Statues and Sculptures by Drone

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Sowjet Monument | Berlin, Germany

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After World War II ended in 1945, the victorious Soviet Union wanted a monument to its defeat of Nazi Germany built in its occupied sector East Berlin.  The result was the Soviet Memorial at Treptower Park, an area on the River Spee just southeast of the central district.  Contributor DP Pictures created a beautiful aerial video of this landmark, which is testament to the massive suffering by the Soviet Union in the Great Patriotic War.  

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Vigeland Sculpture Park

Mohri Films

Located in Norway's capital city Oslo, the Vigeland sculpture park is dedicated to the cycle of life. Each of the over 200 statues in Vigeland park is a moment frozen in time.  It is one of the top tourist destinations in Norway's principal city.  Contributor Mohri Films used a drone to create a memorable aerial perspective of the sculptures which populate this impressive Scandinavian park.

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DRONEAVENTURA CRISTO REDENTOR (CHRIST THE REDEEMER)

DRONEAVENTURA

The Christ the Redeemer Statue (Cristo Redentor) sits atop Corcavado Mountain overlooking Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  The view of this landmark situated above the city's harbor is one of the most iconic sights in Brazil, and it's been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage cultural site.  In this memorable video, contributor Droneaventura flew a drone over the edifice, creating a spectacular view of the statue and the amazing coastal city below it.

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Monumen Bajra Shandhi

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The Monumen Bajra Shandhi is a monument on the Indonesian island of Bali, whose native population is a relatively small but distinct ethnic group within the archipelago.  Contributor Paulusandry flew a drone over this giant landmark, which was built in 1987 and dedicated to memorializing the struggles of the Balinese people.  It is situated in the town of Denpasar, Bali's provincial capital.  

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Kyiv, Ukraine. Batkivschyna-Maty

Tempostudio

The most prominent landmark in the Ukrainian capital Kiev is the Rodina Mat, a giant steel monument overlooking the Dneiper River.  The statue was to commemorate the victory by the Soviet Union in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-45 against Nazi Germany and its allies.  While recent laws have required many Soviet era monuments to be destroyed, World War II monuments are exempted.  Here is Tempostudio's drone video of the immense statue, which now is seen as recognition of the Ukraine's immense role in the bloody conflict.

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Buddha Dordenma by Drone - Thimpu, Bhutan

Enrico Pescantini

Thimphu is the principal city of the Himlayan Kingdom of Bhutan.  The city is situated in the Himalayan foothills at an altitude of 2.2k meters (7.4k ft).  The city, and the country of Bhutan, are remote enough that Thimphu does not have its own airport.  Contributor Enrico Pescantini used a drone to create this amazing aerial video of the city's giant Buddha statue, one of its most recognized sites.  

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Droneland 2018 - Above The Monastery

Droneland

Contributor Droneland created this epic aerial video of the famous Big Buddha statue near Po Lin, a Buddhist monastery on an outlying satellite island of Hong Kong.  The 34 meter (over 100 ft) statue was constructed in the 1990's, and it's one of the largest Buddha statues in China.  The Monastery, built in the early 1900's, sits on Lantau Island, one of the larger Hong Kong islands which sits to the west of the main island.  

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Epic Footage (4K) : All the Presidents' Heads with the DJI Mavic Pro

Jeff Walrich - TK-421

Award winning contributor Jeff Walrich brings us this epic drone video of a collection of large abandoned bust statues of the first 43 Presidents of the USA.  The 6 meter (20 ft.) monuments were removed from Presidents' Park, a failed cultural recreation area in historic Williamsburg.  They now sit in a field, many with crumbling features, yet still amazing to view from an aerial perspective.  

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The Kelpies

The Hovering Scotsman

Contributor Hovering Scotsman created this amazing aerial video of the Kelpies, two giant horse head statues in central Scotland.  The monument was built in 2013 in an area west of the Scottish capital Edinborough.  The horseheads signify the strength of Scotland's inland waterway system, which was critical to the emergence of the region as an industrial powerhouse during the Industrial Revolution. 

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La Mano

Luiz Gerbase

Contributor and drone pilot Luiz Gerbaze created this amazing drone video of one of the more unusual sites in South America.  La Mano ("The Hand") is a sculpture built by Chilean artist Mario Irarrázaba.  It is on the beach of Punta del Este, a beautiful beach town about a two hours' drive east of the Uruguan capital city Montevideo.  Completed in the early 1980's, it is a major draw for travelers who seek out the beautiful beaches along Uruguay's Rio de la Plata and Atlantic coastlines.

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Mother Russia /Volgograd Russia

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The southern Russian city of Volgograd was once known as Stalingrad, the site of a terrible battle which marked the turning point of World War II.  The most prominent site in the city is the statue of Mother Russia, erected to commemorate the hundreds of thousands of Red Army soldiers and civilians who died there.  This drone video captures the immensity of the statue and the losses that led to its construction.

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SIGNS for ALIENS

OGB - Omer Gokcen

This video by top AirVūz contributor Omer Gokcen gives us spectacular aerial views of the "Time and Space" sculpture park by artist Andrew Rogers. The one and a half mile-long project took the Australian artist four years to complete. The twelve sculptures he created for the park are a part of his "Rhythms of Life" project of fourteen other stone sculpture, or geoglyphs, sites around the world. This one, located in infamous Cappadocia, Turkey, is something to behold.

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