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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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  • Visited for the first time, but first of all, surprised at the size. Startled have fullfilled but you can see in the Zoo and was a surprise volley. Koi pond because I have become very touched, but note that the pond fell.
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  • You can go up in the elevator in the Buddha. So far overlooking the fresh cold air in the morning is recommended. It is recommended, in beautiful flowers such as cherry tree and Phlox bloom
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  •  Seemed a bit hazy "Daibutsu" on arrival, heavy rain. Pay the admission fee into the pure land gardens and surprised at its size. And, when entering the womb of the Daibutsu of 120 m high speed elevators is arriving on the observation deck of the 85 m above the ground. Weather permitting, Mount Fuji and the Tokyo sky tree is so visible. It was raining.... Exciting exhibits in the womb. Thumb until the completion of pictures from the construction of the Daibutsu, full-length leg (which is huge) of model and interest are not exhausted.  You can also so here are the Buddhist temple, Shakyo experience. After admission, go outside and rain had stopped.  I plainly see Daibutsu, was impressed. The admission fee is 800 yen for adults.
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