As you have heard that Great Buddha is a large bronze Buddha statue that is one of Japan’s most popular tourist spots. There are about a dozen cherry trees planted around the grounds including one large, well placed tree in front of the statue, in addition to a small grove of cherry trees around the entrance.

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Most of the trees around the Great Buddha will bloom early April.
The right of the Daibutsu lets you beautifully combine the statue with cherry blossoms into photos!!

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For your information:
The bronze Amitabha Buddha statue is one of the most important buddha statues made during the Kamakura period. It maintains almost the original state and is designated a National Treasure. A small temple Kangetsudo, which stands in the temple precincts, houses a Guanyin Buddha statue which is said to be worshipped by Tokugawa Hidetada, the second shogun of the Edo period.

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【Kamakura Buddha】

Address: 4-2-28 Hase, Kamakura, Kanagawa
Tel: +(81) 467-22-0703
Entry fee: 200yen (adult), 150yen (child)
http://www.kotoku-in.jp/en/top.html