In Rogue One (2016), when transitioning to the planet Jedha, there's shown an extremely large, fallen statue of someone.
Who is this a statue of, what's their significance, and why is it now in ruins?
According to the Starwars Wikia:
That is an un-named Jedi.
I believe the point of this shot is to show 2 things:
As more of the galaxy was mapped, more direct hyperspace routes were discovered. These new passages made the old, winding routes, such as those connecting with Jedha, obsolete. The once-popular Jedha became an antiquated curiosity rather than a relevant destination, a location for those who desired spiritual guidance, a deeper purpose, or to simply exile themselves from the larger galaxy.