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Metal workers of TAKAOKA-city had made this huge Buddha!
When you arrive, you can see this huge one and feel like you are now in the world of Buddha and maybe listen the word of “Worldly desires”=”BONNOU” & also WELCOME!.
You can get into the...More
Easy to find and worth a visit, it looks much more impressive in the flesh. Also close to the park which is worth exploring, the paths in the park also follow the river, together they make a pleasant afternoon.
This is one of the 3 of the most famous big Buddha statues. However, unlike the one in Kamakura and Nara, this temple is pretty small. It was very quiet and serene when I visited. I found this place to be totally lovely.
The great Buddha statue (Daibutsu) Located in Takaoka city, Toyama prefecture. It is one of the 3 great Buddha statues of Japan. The other 2 being Kamakura and Nara. It is a bronze statue made using local casting techniques. The statue is roughly 16 metres...More
This is not Nara, not even Kamakura scale. But I would like to believe this is the best. My home town favorite. It's less known, so you never have to feel you are rushed or squeezed in. You can spend ten minutes or three hours....More
It certainly is a large Buddha statue at almost 16m in height, weighing around 60 tonnes and being forged from copper. It took almost 30 years to produce and replaced the wooden Daibutsu which had burnt down several times in the course of it's life....More
The Takaoka daibutsu (Buddha) is one of three most important Buddha statues in Japan . If one has an opportunity to visit all three to look at the skills to build such special examples of Buddhism in Japan. The Largest is in Kamakura,the other is...More
We dropped in to pay a visit to this attraction and due to time limitation, we just took a few photos and left for other spots. There was not much visitors there during the time of our visit and the area was not as large...More