Great Buddha Of Kamakura In Japan

The statue of Buddha represents the Amida Buddha, who is among the most celebrated Buddhist figures in Japan. It's a bronze statue and is around 13 meters tall, i.e., 40 feet high. The statue dated back to 1252 and was initially placed inside a wooden temple. But the temple was destroying away in the 15th century by a tsunami. Hence, the temple now stands on open grounds. 

 

Location: 4 Chome-2-28 Hase, Kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture 248-0016, Japan

Known for: The statue of Buddha represents the Amida Buddha, who is among the most celebrated Buddhist figures in Japan. It is a bronze statue and is around 13 meters tall i.e. 40 feet high.

How to reach: The statue is located at a 10-minute walking distance from Hase Station.

Approximate Cost: approx. INR 200 per person

Operating hours: 8 am to 5:30 pm

Any precautions/ must carry items etc.: Camera, water bottle, and weather appropriate clothing

Type: Temple.

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