This giant colossus, half man, half mountain, was created in the late 1500s by renowned Italian sculptor Giambologna. Created as a symbol of Italy's Appenine mountains, the giant sculpture stands at 35 feet tall and is located in Villa di Pratolino, Tuscany.
As if it's sheer size and presence wasn't impressive enough, the statue also houses an incredible secret, it's full of small rooms that once helped bring the statue to life. The monster in his left hand once spewed out water and the space inside his head is rumoured to have once been a fireplace that when lit would blow smoke out of the giants nostrils. For more information on the park that currently houses colossus you can visit here.