The sculptural composition, named “Jesus Christ – Savior of the world” is erected on the highest place in Prokopyevsk, a city in Kemerovo Oblast, Russia. The Jesus statue stands on a base with a table holding the Ten Commandments. The bronze Jesus has wide opened arms calling people to receive His love.
This statue is not the first Jesus statue in the world. Similar statues are situated in Brazil, Bolivia, Honduras, Peru, Portugal, Indonesia, Vietnam, Malta, Italy, USA and Poland. The one in Brazil, Christ the Redeemer, was named one of the New Seven Wonders of the World in 2007.