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The Search For A Big Buddha Statue As Part Of The Izu 88 Temple Pilgrimage

  The 88 temples of Shikoku is a fairly well-known pilgrimage done by about 300,000 people each year but little did I know that there is a lesser one of similar nature in an area of Shizuoka Prefecture which has … Continue reading

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The Big Stone Buddha Face Carved Into A Rocky Cliff-Face

There was a time a couple of years back when it seemed like I was posting about an interesting buddha statue quite regularly. That even led to a TF Top 10……alternative big Buddha statues in Japan post during the slightly lean lockdown … Continue reading

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Tokyo Daytripper: Tokyo’s Newest Big Buddha Statue

  Move over Kamakura buddha as there’s now a bigger rival in this region and it’s actually in Tokyo! However, I don’t think Kamakura will have to worry too much about potential visitors flocking to see this relatively new buddha … Continue reading

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