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 custom trip planner, Ushiku attractions like Buddha of Ushiku can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • August 9, 2017
    Located near the outlet of the Ami. Look at nearby big Buddha statue and huge, powerful. You can feel the size recorded in the Guinness world. You can look out from the top floor the elevator ride in the body of the Buddha. You can experience the sutras in Buddha. And animals such as rabbit in the premises can enjoy with children and space can touch.
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  • August 2, 2017
    Big Buddha visible from far away. Stopped at his feet and look up at the neck is so sore. You can get inside the statue of Buddha (700 yen). In size, realize the size of the Buddha. Go upstairs by elevator and seen around the landscape.
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  • July 31, 2017
    It is really great. You can enter also from near neck will be sore lol. Surprisingly, are fully equipped. My Buddhist but is not 知remashiた a little Buddhist thinking. Seems to come up close so you can see the road is difficult to understand, so caution is required.
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  • April 26, 2017
    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.
  • February 19, 2017
    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.
  • December 26, 2016
    Really interesting and beautiful place. There's a museum inside the Buddha and you can get a nice view from there.
  • July 9, 2017
    One of the biggest buddha in japan
  • October 16, 2016
    Beautiful place, but you cannot fully experience it without coming every season to see the flowers accordingly

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