Everyone of us wants to be free and liberty is the most significant thing we have. That is why, during the whole period of the development of civilization, people laid down their lives in combating for liberty without hesitation. Endless pursuance of liberty people tried to perpetuate in art, literature, music and sculpture. In this article we are to speak about the Statues of Liberty.
American Statue of Liberty is the most recognizable sculpture in the world, which symbolizes liberty and democracy. Opening ceremony of this statue was in 1886 and it was a present from France to a 100th anniversary of American Revolution. So France is deemed to be a historical homeland of this statue and in the country’s territory there are most of all copies (six). Though people come to France in order to see the Eiffel Tower but you should know that in this country you can organize real photo hunt for statues of liberty. One of them is situated in the heart of Paris, the other one – not far from the Eiffel Tower, some of them are located in museums or the other parks of the country.
Hardly everyone knows that Japan also has this statue. Sometimes it seems to be that every self-respecting and prosperous city wants to have the copy of the most famous statue throughout the world. In Japan it is situated on the Odaiba Island and much like the French original.
All the above mentioned statues much look alike but there is one more copy, located in Lviv, Ukraine. This city can boast by the only one sitting Statue of Liberty in the world. It is rather small and far from the original version in size.