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Daibutsu - Big Buddha - 高徳院

....................Kōtoku-in 高徳院 is a Buddhist temple of the Jōdo shū sect in the city of Kamakura in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.

 

The temple is renowned for the Great Buddha 大仏 ,daibutsu, a monumental outdoor bronze statue of Amida Buddha which is one of the most famous icons of Japan. The statue stands at 13.35 meters high and weighs approximately 93 tons.

高徳院

鎌倉市

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Taken on May 21, 2009