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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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  • Simply too large, quite far away from any feeling, sense of existence. Views from the statue of Buddha inside. Enjoyed the family because there is a Petting Zoo with small animals, so even if a small child is coming.
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  • In the world's largest statue that is certified to the Guinness. Into the womb of the Buddha, but a required admission fee is 800 yen. Go to the chest of the statue of Buddha in the elevator, including Mt. Tsukuba. Also see the Buddha from the outside is free if you do not like in the garden, so might be better.
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  • We came there by train from Tokyo station to Ushiku station. From threre we catch a bus to Buddha of Ushiku. It took us about 1 hour on the bus ( every hour we can have a bus to go to Buddha of Ushiku...  more »