Ushiku Daibutsu (Buddha)
You won’t be able to feel the power of the Ushiku Daibutsu (Buddha) through photos alone, so take a trip out to Ibaraki Prefectureto experience it for yourself. The Ushiku Buddha is an impressive sight, not to mention the third tallest statue in the world. Above all, it is an immersive experience where you can even go inside this multi-story Amida Buddha.Jutting gracefully into the horizon line, the Buddha is a haunting silhouette that can be spotted from the nearby expressway. Three times the size of the Statue of Liberty, the Buddha at its base is 120 meters high, representing the 12 beams o...