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The Great Buddha of Kamakura
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The Great Buddha of Kamakura

Wonder Type: Cultural
Country: Japan
Best of: Statue, Buddhism
The Great Buddha of Kamakura is a monumental outdoor bronze statue of Amitabha Buddha located at the Kotoku-in Temple in Kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. The bronze statue probably dates from 1252, in the Kamakura period, according to temple records.
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