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Great Buddha Statue, Bodh Gaya

(4.4/5 based on 190+ reviews on the web)
Towering 25 m (82 ft) tall overhead, Great Buddha Statue took 12,000 masons seven years of labor to complete. Depicted in a state of deep meditation, the Buddha rises imposingly from the ground, surrounded by smaller statues and carefully planted trees. If you have any questions, the security guards speak multiple languages and will happily share information. Note that the prime time to take pictures is earlier in the day, since the statue becomes a backlit silhouette later on. Make Great Buddha Statue part of your personalized Bodh Gaya itinerary using our Bodh Gaya vacation trip planner.
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  • People are much too mood and prayed. Anyway but didn't in the eyes. When I went was the Dalai Lama's Kalachakra. But there's just like Japan did.
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  • Special place of faith. The Buddha statue is beautiful. Huge. The manicured gardens. Worth the visit
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  • This is a great structure and a must visit place. The 80 feet statue is grand surrounded by nice green parks.