Takaoka Great Buddha


Takaoka Great Buddha (高岡大仏) is one of Great Buddha Statues located in Toyama. It is 15.85m tall from the ground. It was built in 1932. Takaoka is very famous for its bronze craft works, and this statue was built by great bronze craftmen of Takaoka with amazing skills. It tooks about 20 years.

Tourist Info.
There is no parking. There is restroom.
Open 24 hours.

0. at Takaoka Station.
1. walk north (10 min.)

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Takaoka Great Buddha

Takaoka Great Buddha was first constructed in 1745, but has often burnt down. The current Buddha was completed in 1933, based on a model made by Nakano Souzan, and is a majestic symbol of Takaoka's copper working heritage. Takaoka Great Buddha is known as one of the Three Great Buddhas of Japan.

It is Amitabha, the same as Kamakura Great Buddha. It is located in Daibutsuji temple of Takaoka, Toyama Prefecture.

The height of the statue is 7.43m tall.