One of the Tallest STATUE in the world. Senegal. Monument to African Renaissance - Senegal BCCL--- Our Real Life African Holy Trinity; At 160 feet, the statue towers over the Senegalese capital Dakar's skyline. Inspired by Soviet social realism, designed by Pierre Goudiaby and built at a cost of $27 million, it sits atop a hill overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. It's Africa's tallest statue!