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The big Buddha of Kamakura, Kōtoku-in temple - Gaijin Go Japan
One of Kamakura’s landmarks is without a doubt the Great Buddha of Kamakura. This monumental bronze statue of Buddha is in fact one of the most recognized icons of Japan. Originally, the Buddha was housed inside a hall but has remained outside since the Tsunami of 1498 completely washed away the building. The statue is … Continue reading The big Buddha of Kamakura, Kōtoku-in temple