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
Photo: David Offf on Flickr
Address: 406-1 Zoshi-cho, Nara City, Nara Prefecture Tōdai-ji
The Great Buddha Statue of Kamakura
Address: 4-2-28 Hase, Kamakura City, Kanagawa Prefecture Kōtoku-in
The Great Buddha Statue of Ushiku
Photo: Norio NAKAYAMA on Flickr
Address: 2083 Kuno-cho, Ushiku City, Ibaraki Prefecture
The Great Buddha Statue of Ishikiri
Address: 3 Higashi Ishikiri-cho, Higashi Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture Daibutsu-ji
The Great Buddha Statue of Hyōgo
Address: 1-39 Kita Sakasegawa-Cho, Hyōgo-Ku, Kobe City, Hyōgo Prefecture Nōfuku-ji
The Great Buddha Statue of Gifu
Photo: Tomo on Flickr
Address: 8 Daibutsu-cho, Gifu City, Gifu Prefecture Kinpōzan Shōhō-ji
The Great Buddha Statue of Kurume
Photo: Szabolcs Arany on Flickr
Address: 1386-22 Kamitsu-machi, Kurume City, Fukuoka Prefecture Kurume Narita San
The Great Buddha Statue of Kariyado
Address: 50 Kariyado-cho, Nishio City, Aichi Prefecture Jofukuji
The Great Buddha Statue of Hotei
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 !