Great Buddha of Kamakura Kamakura, Japan

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This monumental outdoor bronze statue of Amida Buddha was cast in 1252. It sits serenely in the grounds of Kotokuin, a Pure Land Buddhist temple.

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318245
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Great Buddha of Kamakura
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35.316697° N, 139.535680° E
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0467/22-0703

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Great Buddha of Kamakura (Kamakura, Japan)
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April 11, 2015