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Taiisan Kotokuin

Identification

Taiisan Kotokuin
Kamakura Daibutsu Temple, 'Temple of Exalted Virtue'
215253

Structure in General

temple
demolished [destroyed]

Facts

  • The Great Buddha of Kamakura is 13.35 meters tall, the second largest Buddha in Japan, after the Great Buddha of Nara.
  • The large temple hall which originally housed the Great Buddha of Kamakura was washed away by a tsunami in the 15th centruy. Since then the Buddha has sat outdoors.

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Location

4-2-28 Hase
Kamakura
Kanagawa-ken
Japan

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