Tuesday, 29 December 2015

POPULAR SHRINES IN JAPAN.

KOTOKU-IN TEMPLE (高徳院)

The Kotoku-in houses the Great Buddha, an outdoor bronze monument of Amida Buddha that dates back to 1252. The temple buildings were destroyed several times by tidal waves and typhoons in the 14th and 15th centuries. The Great Buddha statue weighs around 93 tons and is 13.35 meters high.

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