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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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  • Nearby high-rise buildings have no noticeable from afar. Size reaches the feet still look impressive. It is visited by more tourists than we thought was amazing.
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  • At Bon Festival every year in a free evening from 5 pm admission, you can see the fireworks. It is a combination such as Buddha, Fireworks and lanterns. Fireworks first followed by launching the last StarMine. It also rose. In the middle there was preaching monk with a lantern procession. Preaching was a little longer. Is taking place on site is the problem so I expect a traffic jam on the way back is not.
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  • This is a really big Buddha seen from far away,. Big Buddha statue itself is on the lookout and climbs in the elevator looks beautiful scenery.
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