Kamagaya Great Buddha

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Kamagaya Great Buddha
Japanese: 鎌ヶ谷大仏
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Kamagaya Great Buddha is located in Chiba Prefecture
Kamagaya Great Buddha
Year 1776
Type Statue
Dimensions 2.3 m (7.5 ft) high
Location Kamagaya, Chiba Prefecture, Japan
Coordinates Coordinates: Unknown argument format

The Kamagaya Great Buddha (鎌ヶ谷大仏 Kamagaya Daibutsu?) is the smallest Daibutsu (Buddhist statue) in Japan.[1] It was completed in November 1776 and is located in Kamagaya, Chiba Prefecture.[1]

Measurements

  • Total Height: 2.3 metres (7.5 ft)[1]
    • Height of Statue: 1.8 metres (5.9 ft)[1]
    • Height of Base: 0.5 metres (1.6 ft)[1]

Access

From Funabashi Station, board a bus towards Kamagaya-Daibutsu via Futawamichi (or board one towards Kamagaya-Daibutsu via Misaki Station). Alight at "Kamagaya-Daibutsu", the final stop.

The nearest train station is Kamagaya-Daibutsu Station (Shin-Keisei Line). It takes approximately 24 minutes from Matsudo Station, 17 minutes from Shin-Tsudanuma Station and 21 minutes from Keisei-Tsudanuma Station.

It is approximately one minute's walk from the Kamagaya-Daibutsu Station.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 "Kamagaya Great Buddha". Yokoso! Japan. English & Japanese. Retrieved 10 February 2010. 

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