Buddha of Ushiku, Ushiku

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Recorded in the Guinness Book of Records as the tallest Buddhist statue in the world, Buddha of Ushiku depicts Amitabha or "Buddha of Infinite Light." Looking down from a lotus platform, the bronze statue stands 120 meters (390 ft) tall. Take the elevator to the observation platform embedded in Buddha's chest, which provides a panoramic view of the countryside. On your way up, stop on the third floor, where you can see nearly 3,300 gold Buddha statues. On the second floor, you can copy ancient scriptures using a traditional Japanese brush and ink. Using our online itinerary creator, Ushiku attractions like Buddha of Ushiku can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • I came at big Buddha statue in Ibaraki Prefecture around little buildings and mountains to it from various places can confirm its existence, and this time go to the right. I do clean first, around the Buddha is parking free of charge there because Park place. Grounds known as the Park's entrance fee (if the only entrance is 800 yen, 500 yen, within the Buddha enters) take. See the other people writing and subtle within the Buddha? Of such as have admission 500 yen. Look at nearby big Buddha statue and quite large indeed. Bronze man-building world's largest and, being registered in the Guinness Book of records. Just been watching... is gardens is in the garden and small Zoo (petting a rabbit and squirrel-friendly), monkey show (was over the time I went, but...) seems to enjoy. And say either is a sacred image from amusement-like atmosphere of the "shrines". I think think think, around the Buddha is a cemetery grave there, but good location and noisy, trouble, his... and I think a no-brainer. It was also where stands out the foreign tourist buses come. (Which seems perhaps the Ami, either an outlet and set)
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  • A statue worthy of being visited, a bit far from civilization, but worth every minute invested. You must be careful when trying to arrive, because the routes are a bit confusing and arriving at Ushiku train station, only there will be signs in Japanese. Is well worth risking. The express bus leaves from platform 2, apparently almost every hour, and leaves you at the foot of the Buddha. The statue has several very interesting viewpoints and beautiful gardens that adapted according to each season. A marvel of statue!
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  • TV is doing well, and from the inside of the statue outside looks good, so I went. And go to the eyes of the Buddha thought he was actually Buddha's chest as far the window has been three East-West North-South four-way. I approached the window, watch out when no one thing and become glazed, further glass to 30 cm or so previously vacant square hole, so eventually no glass window window out of face look even try adheres to window glass, nothing too airy. Tokyo Tower, such as bigger Windows and only have a small window. Is worried not much good views though, so most remain on the observation floor, waited for 30 minutes, look up and just lined up on the elevator going down and down. There is plenty of parking (free), rates (Buddha in embedded \800, Park only \500)-nokyo-Sho is toll next (after the ticket purchase) within the Buddha-shoes (shoes into the plastic bag and carry around), 1 F 2 f stairs and 2 F-5 f elevator (staircase with only very general cannot be used)  -Elevator is small for about 15 people there is latency. (Ticket office prior to that display current latency), in two separate elevator for disabled persons. Here is used for the downlink and uplink is apiece, down 5 F from the 4th floor on the stairs down from the 降rireru in the two elevator.  Maybe people with disabilities (wheelchair, etc.) this seems to be reversed.  Down the 4F → 3 f elevator from the third floor under door out to the outside stairs to 2nd floor is the Buddha can be looked up from the bottom. No ticket, no. (Here are the shoes just put on my)-all are carpeted.  Nicky and others must be taken. Was wearing slippers... hotel's carpeted so barefoot people, it is probably dirty. -Thumb model of the full size statue is exhibited. -There are 2 f off sutras can be. Not once you well, Buddha tourism should hopefully suffice. So there is a place with animals on the premises, and the monkey show where children play; Also, I might see the cherry blossoms, cherry blossom, so the best views around April.
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  • Amazing statue outside and inside. You can almost see the statue everywhere you drive. The negative thing is the transportation to get there. Bus run on the hour or longer.
  • Tallest Buddha status in Ibharaki prefecture. We can see Tokyo sky tree and tower from here. If you are planning from Tokyo you can plan along with Hitachi Seaside Park trip.
  • Really interesting and beautiful place. There's a museum inside the Buddha and you can get a nice view from there.
  • One of the biggest buddha in japan
  • Beautiful place, but you cannot fully experience it without coming every season to see the flowers accordingly

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