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Great Buddha Statue, Bodh Gaya

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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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  • Giant statue and beautiful!!! A tribute in honor of the Buddha. Something not to be missed! Very close to the Japanese Temple. Exciting.
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  • Huge statue if Gautam Budhha looks absolutely elegant and is in the city itself. You can spend at maximum half an hour here.  more »
  • The place is very nice,calm and peaceful.The statue is very nice and the features of the Buddha are perfect. It is a one time visit..  more »