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Kotokuin Great Buddha of Kamakura
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222 Reviews
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8:00 to 17:30 (until 17:00 from October to March). Statue Interior: 8:00 to 16:30.
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 2-3 hours
Address: 4 Chome-2-28 Hase, Kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture
Phone: +81-467-220703

What people are saying:

The bronze statue of the Great Buddha of Kamakura, cast in 1252 Was originally housed in a wooden temple It has been open in the open air for more than 700 years The Big Buddha is located in the courtyard of Gaodeyuan The background is breathtaking mountain forest Statue is very tall Up to 13 meters Kamakura is 48 km from Tokyo It’s a short walk from the train station to the Big Buddha It only costs a little bit Visitors can enter the statue~

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The Great Buddha of Kamakura is a bronze statue of Amida Buddha, which stands on the grounds of Kotokuin Temple. The statue was cast in 1252 and originally located inside a large temple hall.
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