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Ushiku Daibutsu: The World’s Tallest Buddha

May 19, 2014

At an unbelievable 120 m (394 ft) high, the Ushiku Daibutsu in Ibaraki is certified by the Guinness Book of Records as the tallest Buddha figure in the world.

To put it’s size in perspective, the aptly nicknamed ‘Big Buddha’ is equivalent to a 38-storey building and is three times the size of the Statue of Liberty.

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