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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 itinerary planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Usuki.
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  • From Higashi Kyushu Expressway connected in front of Beppu Hotel delayed foot to Usuki. Beppu 40 kg and takes about 30 minutes, had no sense of burden. Usuki Stone Buddha also Usuki scenery tourism volunteer, I by fuller, hear description and I applied for a tourist. Volunteers it is both helpful and respectful significantly over time, eager to tour the Usuki. This Township has many national treasure specification of migagake France thus I cannot help feeling the old Usuki prosperity Buri, it becomes a strange feeling.
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  • I think not much away from the area, but also 10 minutes, wrong. (Any navigation system is perfect. ) Field, I tend rice paddies, mabuni Cliff Buddha stayed in the cliff of the countryside. There are steep, stone steps, isn't it so great location. KOMA France though, Dunhuang, and difference, Japan version, 3 m is small. There is just one single face products and classy. Once the rain seemed to have now with your roof a respectable. In the Heisei era, as was as a national treasure, draining water in the rock, or repair is done, really relieved.  It is one of the places you want to visit again. People long ago, Satoyama made this great religious buildings are the kind of person? It is strange. At first glance, and places like Asuka of NARA is around.
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  • I wonder if fabricated Oita Usuki (Usuki stone Buddhas (sekibutsu) is the integral for what this rock wall digging? Had been ago, so had plenty of time, so I went. When put on local and not Charter a taxi alone, one not would also not. So requested information to better know the local taxi. Blessed with good taxi, was around the corner. Half of the huge covered Stone Buddha statues and more than 15 or so, including the Buddha took collapsed in the wind and rain, turned. In covered stone before you can see color and a little I took many pictures. Hear the terrorist blow up statues of the huge heritage of any country and was destroyed. Small would want kept alive only here.
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