20 December 2006

The Great Buddha (Kotoku-in)

The Great Buddha of Kamakura (Kotoku-in) is, of course, Kamakura's main attraction. It was cast in 1252 and stands more than 13 metres tall. It is the second largest Buddha statue in Japan, the largest being the one in Todaiji temple, Nara. More information on Kotoku-in is here.

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