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The Great Buddha of Kamagaya

1-5 Kamagaya, Kamagaya 273-0105, Chiba Prefecture
+81 47-444-3678
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Come early for tourists free photos of Buddha

I was just lucky. I took a JR train from Tokyo station at around 8:20. Got to Kamakura after ~1... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kiev, Ukraine
via mobile
It's not a sightseeing spot. Just a cemetery.

Kamagaya-Daibutsu is the Buddha statue in Kamagaya city, Chiba prefecture. It's near... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2016
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  • Average48%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible0%
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“kamakura” (2 reviews)
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1-5 Kamagaya, Kamagaya 273-0105, Chiba Prefecture
+81 47-444-3678
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was just lucky. I took a JR train from Tokyo station at around 8:20. Got to Kamakura after ~1 hour ride. I got to the tourist info centre at the station, grabbed a map then off I went, walking straight to the temple. It...More

Thank VanNguyen_Hanoi
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Kamagaya-Daibutsu is the Buddha statue in Kamagaya city, Chiba prefecture. It's near Kamagaya-Daibutsu station on Shinkeisei line. Almost all reviewers written in English mistakenly post a review about another place "Kamakura-Daibutu in Kamakura city, Kanagawa prefecture. Kamakura-Daibutsu is one of the most famous sightseeing spot...More

Thank 219kensf
Reviewed 18 November 2016

The Great Buddha is indeed quite big. It costs 200 yen to enter the grounds but if all you want to do is see the Buddha then you can take your photos outside without going in. The only real reason to go into the grounds...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 3 April 2016

Peaceful and lovely place. Nice spot to reflect or pray. As a lot of place in Japan, people are very quiet and respectful.

Thank SpiM55
Reviewed 19 November 2015

Nice place the Buddha is very beautful. It is quite large. I found it nice just to take 5 mins to meditate take in the surroundings.. There are some beautfull trees that are planted there .when kings of Thailand came to visit . A tree...More

Thank Humnoi
Reviewed 18 September 2015

Large cast Buddha that once was covered by a pavilion, However after a many years ago the pavilion was washed by a tsunami so our guide referred to it as the homeless Buddha. For a very small fee you can walk down inside the Buddha...More

Thank maevans70
Reviewed 9 July 2015

This Buddha is a very special place. It is worth the visit and you will most likely not have seen anything like it before. Beautiful, moving.

Thank hezaa69
Reviewed 18 February 2015

It's actually small buddha withstandingexposure to rain like the great buddha of Kamakura. It's near the Kamagaya Daibutsu.

1  Thank sfujioka1
Reviewed 3 May 2014

Took visiting family since I currently live in Japan. They enjoyed the experience & found it fascinating. My teenage brother is currently studying Japanese in school so he enjoyed it too. A bit of walking but the shrine and surrounding area is beautiful. Also would...More

2  Thank Jaenica L
Reviewed 9 February 2013 via mobile

This was such a breath taking experience to actually see what I've learned and read about in school!

Thank Karena_Jax01
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