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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. Plan to visit Takaoka Daibutsu Buddha during your Takaoka vacation using our convenient Takaoka trip itinerary planner.
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  • I must say that this Daibutsu Buddha has got to be the 'friendliest' of all the temple destination I had. Being in the open, I just felt that the veneration is up to reach of all people on that piece ...  more »
  • Worthy of just a quick stop, the temple and the large Buddha is best viewed in the afternoon because the statue is facing the west. Thus in the morning if one takes the photo it will be overcast and o...  more »
  • Up is not really big Buddha is close to free parking is convenient. You can see picture of hell, such as corridor is located under the Daibutsu. Directly behind the Daibutsu, head of the Daibutsu of different exhibits. Zodiac bells and 12 different sound than heard in front of the Buddha's head.
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