Ushiku Daibutsu, Ushiku

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Recorded in the Guinness Book of Records as the tallest Buddhist statue in the world, Ushiku Daibutsu depicts Amitabha or "Buddha of Infinite Light." Looking down from a lotus platform, the bronze statue stands 120 meters (390 ft) tall. Take the elevator to the observation platform embedded in Buddha's chest, which provides a panoramic view of the countryside. On your way up, stop on the third floor, where you can see nearly 3,300 gold Buddha statues. On the second floor, you can copy ancient scriptures using a traditional Japanese brush and ink. Using our online itinerary creator, Ushiku attractions like Ushiku Daibutsu can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • The serene face of this Buddha will put any individual's mind at rest. A very peculiar calming effect. Once a Guinness record holder at 390 feet still stands gracefully welcoming all. The carps...  more »
  • This is the tallest Buddha statue I ever saw. 120m in height and and made in bronze which is incredible. An elevator takes visitors up 85m to an observation floor where you are able to see the...  more »
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