Usuki Sekibutsu, Usuki

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Perched on a cliff in the woods, Usuki Sekibutsu features a series of 12th-century Buddha statues carved out of soft volcanic stones, and provides a magnificent spot to ponder and look out over vast farmlands below. A walk on the paved trail leading around these well-preserved stone Buddhas, divided into four clusters, takes about 30 minutes. During festival time, the complex lights up with lanterns while local dancers perform to the beat of taiko drummers. You can reach the site by taking a 20-minute bus ride from Usuki railway station. Put Usuki Sekibutsu into our Usuki online trip itinerary builder and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • September 11, 2017
    Oita city near Zocca like Buddha in the County. I've got a considerable number of well preserved stone ball. 12th-century stone Buddha sculpted into various forms with them. Usuki city refrain not lively, not overly touristy places to visit if you want to avoid been. parking near Usuki rice plant rice crackers are also available.
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  • September 8, 2017
    entry fee for an adult was 540Yen. You get a map with the way around the different sites. They are in a forest area so the walk is in the shade mostly which is nice in summer. Although we came in Augu...  more »
  • August 16, 2017
    It was where I wanted to go alone I saw in the photos, etc.. Magaibutsu repair and maintenance was underway. Weathered statues, though, I felt over the years.
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