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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  • October 1, 2017
    Bronze Buddha is located about a 10-minute walk from JR Takaoka station. For the city or for might actually look a little piece of repartee becomes too much expectation is prohibited.
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  • September 18, 2017
    1 Japan 3 Buddha tried by the guys, by the way. There was free parking along the road behind the Buddha and the next. Compared to NARA and Kamakura, the history is fairly shallow, as this is 1 Japan 3 Buddha you. Had a feeling. Many tourists are expected. I thought by passing as good.
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  • September 17, 2017
    Twink on the smile line. Not in a position to see the face of the Buddha. Volunteer guide I, was allowed to appreciate explanation.
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