Takaoka Daibutsu Buddha, Takaoka

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Counted among the most iconic Buddha statues in Japan, Takaoka Daibutsu Buddha stands almost 16 m (52 ft) tall and dates back to the beginning of the 20th century. At the nearby shrine, you can see the wooden head of a much older Buddha sculpture, which stood there for centuries before burning down in a great fire. Located near the center of town, the current bronze statue makes an ideal backdrop for a few quick photographs. Arrange your visit to Takaoka Daibutsu Buddha and discover more family-friendly attractions in Takaoka using our Takaoka attractions app .
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  • Takaoka's famous copper and snow Buddha head be gone from suffered, was the best. Buddha stroking a big Orin was quite amazing!
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  • I stopped by when you eat or drink in the near. As expected, illuminated Buddha was huge and majestic. Parking lot is not? We recommend tours on foot!
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  • Speaking of Takaoka Daibutsu is a famous because want to see once. It is a fairly respectable Buddha. It is relatively far from the train station.
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