Kumano Magaibutsu, Bungotakada

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Kumano magaibutsu (熊野磨崖仏) is a group of relief sculptures of the late Heian or early Kamakura period in Bungotakada, Ōita Prefecture, Japan. The image of Fudō Myōō measures 8.07 m and that of Dainichi Nyorai 6.82 m. The carvings are an Important Cultural Property and the area has been designated an Historic Site.
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  • Following Fukiji-oodou we visited Kumano-magaibutsu (stone Buddhist statues carved on rock) not far away. These statues date back to the late Heian period, probably 11th to 12th century, and is the.....  more »
  • A steep climb in the forest leads you to interesting carvings. Not recommended for older people, or those with cardiac or ankle issues.  more »
  • There are only two statues, and the venue is not that easy to reach. A small road leads you through nature, one needs a (rental) car or organised bus trip. At the modest temple one buys the...  more »
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  • The upper part of the staircase is like a random stone pile up, which is a little hard to climb up. You should get a walking pole at the entrance.
  • Buddhas in the cliff face. A unique and stunning place, with an enjoyable walk up to the top
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  • Pay the admission fee at can rent a canes free of charge. It is better also have confidence in the strength must be borrowed. Preferably wooden wand more manageable.
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  • Climb the stairs of about 100 too. Better go in is not so much distance, but went on a stone staircase, not have stacked the stones of irregular size, so good walking shoes. For lending staff.
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