Takaokadaibutsu Temple

Takaokadaibutsu Temple

Takaokadaibutsu Temple is a Buddhist temple located at Toyama prefecture in Chubu district. The temple is dedicated to Amida Nyorai ( the?Amit?bha Buddha ). This temple is famous for Great Buddha, called Takaoka Daibutsu.

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Name Takaokadaibutsu Temple
"高岡大仏(大佛寺)" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 11-29, Otemachi, Takaoka-shi, Toyama, Japan
"富山県高岡市大手町11-29" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 10-minute drive from the Takaoka I.C. on the Noetsu Expressway.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 0766-23-9156


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Daibutsu (大仏) or "giant Buddha" is the Japanese term, often used informally, for large statues of Buddha. The oldest is that at Asuka-dera (609) and the best-known is that at Todai-ji in Nara (752). Todai-ji's daibutsu is a part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara and National Treasure.

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