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Lach Adam - Christ the King:

Swiebodzin 21.11.2010 Poland
A giant statue of Jesus Christ is seen in Swiebodzin, 110 km (68 miles) west of Poznan, western Poland. A statue of Jesus Christ that its builders say will be the largest in the world is rising from a Polish cabbage field and local officials hope it will become a beacon for tourists
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Lach Adam - Christ the King:

Swiebodzin 21.11.2010 Poland
People in crowds gather at the memorial of christ to attend the official dedication of the largest Jesus Christ statue in the world's.
A giant statue of Jesus Christ is seen in Swiebodzin, 110 km (68 miles) west of Poznan, western Poland. A statue of Jesus Christ that its builders say will be the largest in the world is rising from a Polish cabbage field and local officials hope it will become a beacon for tourists.

Lach Adam - Christ the King:

Swiebodzin 21.11.2010 Poland
People in crowds gather at the memorial of christ to attend the official dedication of the largest Jesus Christ statue in the world's.
A giant statue of Jesus Christ is seen in Swiebodzin, 110 km (68 miles) west of Poznan, western Poland. A statue of Jesus Christ that its builders say will be the largest in the world is rising from a Polish cabbage field and local officials hope it will become a beacon for tourists.

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Swiebodzin 04.11.2010 Poland
Part of the arms of a statue of Jesus being built stands in Swiebodzin, 110 km (68 miles) west of Poznan, western Poland. The statue, whose body is 33 metres (108 ft) tall, is expected to be completed in November.

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Swiebodzin 15.10.2008 Poland.
Head of statue of Christ the King in studio.
The assembly of a gigantic monument of Christ the King has just begun on the outskirts of Swiebodzin, Poland. Situated on the small hill several miles east of the German-Polish border, the statue is erected not only as a fruit of faith of the local people but also as a towering symbol of welcome to Catholic Poland, perfectly seen from both A-2 Highway and S3 Fastway. Almost 100-foot-tall statue of Christ the King will be 4 feet higher than a famous statue of Christ the Redeemer, which is overlooking Rio de Janeiro. It was designed by local priest Sylvester Zawadzki.

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Swiebodzin 06.11.2010 Poland
Workers wait to fix the head of a giant statue of Jesus Christ onto its body in Swiebodzin, 110 km (68 miles) west of Poznan. The statue of Jesus Christ that its builders say will be the largest in the world is fast rising from a Polish cabbage field and local officials hope it will become a beacon for tourists.

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Swiebodzin 05.11.2010 Poland
Workers of the giant statue of Jesus in Swiebodzin, 110 km (68 miles) west of Poznan, western Poland. A project conceived by local Catholic priest Sylwester Zawadzki and paid for by private donations, the statue of Jesus Christ, touted by its builders to be the largest in the world, will measure 33 metres and weigh 440 tonnes.

Lach Adam - Christ the King:

Swiebodzin 21.11.2010 Poland
People in crowds gather at the memorial of christ to attend the official dedication of the largest Jesus Christ statue in the world's.
A giant statue of Jesus Christ is seen in Swiebodzin, 110 km (68 miles) west of Poznan, western Poland. A statue of Jesus Christ that its builders say will be the largest in the world is rising from a Polish cabbage field and local officials hope it will become a beacon for tourists.

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Swiebodzin 06.11.2010 Poland
Photographers take pictures from the car of a giant statue of Jesus Christ in Swiebodzin, 110 km (68 miles) west of Poznan, western Poland. A statue of Jesus Christ that its builders say will be the largest in the world is rising from a Polish cabbage field and local officials hope it will become a beacon for tourists.

Lach Adam - Christ the King:

Swiebodzin 06.11.2010 Poland
People observe as workers fit the crown head to a giant statue of Jesus in Swiebodzin, 110 km (68 miles) west of Poznan, western Poland. A project conceived by local Catholic priest Sylwester Zawadzki and paid for by private donations, the statue of Jesus Christ, touted by its builders to be the largest in the world, will measure 33 metres and weigh 440 tonnes.

Lach Adam - Christ the King:

Swiebodzin 21.11.2010 Poland
People in crowds gather at the memorial of christ to attend the official dedication of the largest Jesus Christ statue in the world's.
A giant statue of Jesus Christ is seen in Swiebodzin, 110 km (68 miles) west of Poznan, western Poland. A statue of Jesus Christ that its builders say will be the largest in the world is rising from a Polish cabbage field and local officials hope it will become a beacon for tourists.

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Swiebodzin 06.11.2010 Poland
Priest Sylwester Zawadzki with the faithful pray in gratitude for the successful installation of the world's largest statue of Jesus Christ. Priest Zawadzki is founder of the Jesus the King in Swiebodzin, 110 km (68 miles) west of Poznan, western Poland. The statue of Jesus Christ that its builders say will be the largest in the world is rising from a Polish cabbage field and local officials hope it will become a beacon for tourists.

Lach Adam - Christ the King:

Swiebodzin 21.11.2010 Poland
Preparation for the celebration of the official dedication of the largest statue of Jesus Christ on the world.A giant statue of Jesus Christ is seen in Swiebodzin, 110 km (68 miles) west of Poznan, western Poland. A statue of Jesus Christ that its builders say will be the largest in the world is rising from a Polish cabbage field and local officials hope it will become a beacon for tourists

Lach Adam - Christ the King:

Swiebodzin 21.11.2010 Poland
People in crowds gather at the memorial of christ to attend the official dedication of the largest Jesus Christ statue in the world's.
A giant statue of Jesus Christ is seen in Swiebodzin, 110 km (68 miles) west of Poznan, western Poland. A statue of Jesus Christ that its builders say will be the largest in the world is rising from a Polish cabbage field and local officials hope it will become a beacon for tourists.

Lach Adam - Christ the King:

Swiebodzin 21.11.2010 Poland
People in crowds gather at the memorial of christ to attend the official dedication of the largest Jesus Christ statue in the world's.
A giant statue of Jesus Christ is seen in Swiebodzin, 110 km (68 miles) west of Poznan, western Poland. A statue of Jesus Christ that its builders say will be the largest in the world is rising from a Polish cabbage field and local officials hope it will become a beacon for tourists.

Lach Adam - Christ the King:

Swiebodzin 21.11.2010 Poland
People in crowds gather at the memorial of christ to attend the official dedication of the largest Jesus Christ statue in the world's.
A giant statue of Jesus Christ is seen in Swiebodzin, 110 km (68 miles) west of Poznan, western Poland. A statue of Jesus Christ that its builders say will be the largest in the world is rising from a Polish cabbage field and local officials hope it will become a beacon for tourists.

Christ the King
Adam Lach

The statue Christ the King, built in Swiebodzin, Poland, is the largest statue of Jesus in the world. It is situated on a small hill several miles east of the German-Polish border. The statue measures 52 meters (171 ft), total with the mound and the 3 meters (9.8 ft) tall crown. The statue alone is 33 metres (108 ft) tall. It weighs 440 tonnes. The project was conceived and led by Sylwester Zawadzki, a retired Polish priest. It was placed on a 16 metre embankment of stones and rubble. Christ the King has the height of 33 metres, symbolising the belief that Jesus died at the age of 33. It is 3 meters taller than the well known statue of Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro.The photographs were taken between October 2008 and 21st November 2010.

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Christ the King
Adam Lach

The statue Christ the King, built in Swiebodzin, Poland, is the largest statue of Jesus in the world. It is situated on a small hill several miles east of the German-Polish border. The statue measures 52 meters (171 ft), total with the mound and the 3 meters (9.8 ft) tall crown. The statue alone is 33 metres (108 ft) tall. It weighs 440 tonnes. The project was conceived and led by Sylwester Zawadzki, a retired Polish priest. It was placed on a 16 metre embankment of stones and rubble. Christ the King has the height of 33 metres, symbolising the belief that Jesus died at the age of 33. It is 3 meters taller than the well known statue of Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro.The photographs were taken between October 2008 and 21st November 2010.