Year: 1995. Height: 100 meters.
Fans of unusual monuments will be interested by the Buddha statue located in the Japanese city of Ushiku. The Daibutsu Ushiku sculpture is considered the third largest in the world, its height is 100 meters. The statue is based on a traditional lotus-shaped platform. The latest is also quite impressive, as its height is 20 meters. The statue was represented in 1995. It was placed in a picturesque park.
The main building material was bronze. About 6 000 bronze plates were used as a liner. The total weight of the statue is about 4 000 tons. The statue depicts Amitabha Buddha. It is important to note that the monument location wasn't chosen by chance. It is believed that in these places Amitabha Buddha attained enlightenment. For hundreds of years, local residents consider the Ushiku ARCADIA park to be a sacred place. The sculpture eternalizes the great teacher in the Vitarka pose that symbolizes giving knowledge.
Tourists visiting the iconic landmark during a day time have a great opportunity to literally examine the inside of the monument. There's a special elevator to the observation deck, which is located inside the statue at an altitude of 85 meters. It offers a great panoramic view of the park and the surrounding city. After visiting the monument, many adherents of Buddhism go strolling through the park to find the spiritual harmony and to receive a particle of the wisdom given by great Buddha. Next - Guanyin of the South Sea of Sanya
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