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The Most Impressive Great Buddha Statues of Japan

The Most Impressive Great Buddha Statues of Japan

Great Buddha statues are gigantic statues of Buddha, which show up in a recently popular manga called “Attack on Titan”. They can be seen at various places in Japan from sightseeing spots to residential areas.

The Great Buddha Statue of Nara


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Photo: David Offf on Flickr

Address: 406-1 Zoshi-cho, Nara City, Nara Prefecture Tōdai-ji

The Great Buddha Statue of Kamakura


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Address: 4-2-28 Hase, Kamakura City, Kanagawa Prefecture Kōtoku-in

The Great Buddha Statue of Ushiku


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Photo: Norio NAKAYAMA on Flickr

Address: 2083 Kuno-cho, Ushiku City, Ibaragi Prefecture

The Great Buddha Statue of Ishikiri


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Photo: http://blogs.yahoo.co.jp

Address: 3 Higashi Ishikiri-cho, Higashi Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture Daibutsu-ji

The Great Buddha Statue of Hyōgo


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Photo: http://blog.livedoor.jp

Address: 1-39 Kita Sakasegawa-Cho, Hyōgo-Ku, Kobe City, Hyōgo Prefecture Nōfuku-ji

The Great Buddha Statue of Gifu


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Photo: Tomo on Flickr 

Address: 8 Daibutsu-cho, Gifu City, Gifu Prefecture Kinpōzan Shōhō-ji

The Great Buddha Statue of Kurume


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Photo: Szabolcs Arany on Flickr

Address: 1386-22 Kamitsu-machi, Kurume City, Fukuoka Prefecture Kurume Narita San

The Great Buddha Statue of Kariyado


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Photo: http://blog.goo.ne.jp

Address: 50 Kariyado-cho, Nishio City, Aichi Prefecture Jofukuji

The Great Buddha Statue of Hotei


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Photo: http://tabinome.exblog.jp

Address: 132 Daimon, Kiga-cho, Konan City, Aichi Prefecture

There are other Buddha statues located elsewhere at various parts of Japan.
If you come to Japan, how many Buddha statues will you able to encounter?
Please look for them !