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Address: Ushiku, Ibaraki Prefecture
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+81 90-8563-9677

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Amaizing big!

This Buddha is huge and is the biggest is the worlds. You can visit it from inside for 800y. The place is open till 17,30 with last entrance at 17

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 August 2016
Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

I went there by motorcycle and could see the thing from a distance. Not having researching it like you're doing, I was surprised; price is 800Y to enter with access to the lift to go to the top, a lot of parking space. Take off your shoes, take the lift and go at shoulder level (85m) to see a view... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

This place is so beautiful! make sure to feed the fish, visit the mini pet zoo and go into the statue!!!

Thank Keller C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

My kids love this place. A random mix of Japanese traditional culture and a petting zoo. The Buddha is one of the biggest in the world and you can go up to the top where there is a great view of Kanto and thousands of brass Buddhas. There have some massive open grass areas for kids to run around but... More 

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Springvale, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

We came there by train from Tokyo station to Ushiku station. From threre we catch a bus to Buddha of Ushiku. It took us about 1 hour on the bus ( every hour we can have a bus to go to Buddha of Ushiku). We are a Buddhist , so to good to miss to visit this place. We feel... More 

1 Thank Phuc Hong N
Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

We were not looking for this, but happened on it as we returned from a business meeting. He is magnificent. He is the tallest buddha! There is a small park around him and you can go into him and ride the elevator to various floors for more education and views. There is a small market area before you enter where... More 

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Milan, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

This Buddha is huge and is the biggest is the worlds. You can visit it from inside for 800y. The place is open till 17,30 with last entrance at 17

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

This Buddha statue has the Guinness record for being the biggest in the world so its worth a visit if you have a car. There is plenty of free parking space and entrance is only 800yen which includes entry to the garden and inside of the Buddha. I was really disappointed to find out that they didn't let dogs even... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

The highlight is the giant Buddha but the garden is also worth seeing. It was almost the end of hydrangea season but announcement boards say different flowers are planted by season. I thought it would be cool in April with cherry blossom and moss phlox or in October with cosmos flowers. It seems you can pick up some flowers. Lastly... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

I have passed this on a couple of trips and thought I must see it one day! Not disappointed! This thing is huge and stands 120 mtrs tall, four times the size of the Statue of Liberty. The entry price of ¥800 allows you to go inside and up in the lift, entering from the central doors which open like... More 

Thank Sandy R
Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015

Big Buddha Image located in a very beautiful Buddha park .Amazing scenery ! Its really worth-visiting ! And,Tonkatsu in japanese curry is very delicious there . But be aware of bus time !! if you go there ,go early morning and check well time of the last bus return back to train station.

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