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Usuki Buddha

804-1 Fukata, Usuki, Oita Prefecture 875-0064 , Japan
+81 972-65-3300
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Ranked #1 of 12 attractions in Usuki
Type: Historic Sites
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Vermont
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160 reviews 160 reviews
81 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

When we arrived at the station in Usuki, we feared we’d have difficulty finding the bus to get us to the Stone Buddhas which was our target for later in the afternoon. The helpful agent in the JR station showed us the bus station and we tried to figure out the schedule. The JR ticket agent sent us to a... More

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Tokyo, Japan
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

There are Shintoism, Buddhism, and Confucianism in religion of Japan. Buddhism is the 2nd oldest religion. Many kinds of Buddhas exist in Buddhism, and here is many Buddha statues of them. Since many of Japanese Buddha statues carve a tree and they are made, a stone statue of the Buddha is very rare

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Shirakawa, Japan
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

We drove to Usuki Stone Buddhas by car in early April. When we stepped out of the car, a woman ran across to us to try and sell us tickets to her museum, which benefits if you buy a combination ticket to both it and the buddhas. We just saw the buddhas, which cost 450yen per person. The map shows... More

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Cairns, Australia
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114 attraction reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

I think I was expecting something more when I researched the Usuki Buddha Statues before we left for Japan, but even so I did enjoy the lovely walk around the area and the peaceful atmosphere. You can use bamboo walking canes for no charge which is useful on some of the slopes, just return them on your way out. There... More

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Japan
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12 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

As the statues are carved on the hills, the environment is actually very good (especially if you like greenery and nature) as it is surrounded by woods.. Explanation is also available in English and a tripod is available in front of each statue for picture takings.. so, you can just set up your camera and use the timer.. But, that... More

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