Great Buddha of Kamakura Kamakura, Japan 1252
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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- Go Historic ID
- Great Buddha of KamakuraDaibutsuKotokuin
- 35.316697° N, 139.535680° E
- main dates
- 1252 constructed