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Quick trip

We were traveling with another family and had a total of 6 kids ages 5 months to 12 years. It was... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2018
tvmtg
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Misawa, Japan
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Massive Daikannon

45 minutes later on a bus I can barely see this massive statue in the thick fog. The grounds around... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
HotEarth
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Melbourne, Australia
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18 Feb 2018
“Quick trip ”
6 Sep 2017
“Massive Daikannon ”
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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

We were traveling with another family and had a total of 6 kids ages 5 months to 12 years. It was super cold inside, might have actually been warmer outside which is saying something. Very large statue. We anticipated climbing a ton of stairs but...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

45 minutes later on a bus I can barely see this massive statue in the thick fog. The grounds around this statue appears a little unkempt, which is unusual for a place of worship in Japan. But the inside of the statue is well kept....More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

The statue is impressive, but the view is bad since you can only look through tiny windows. On the inside there are many beautiful statues of Buddha and warriors

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Mirko W
Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

Even though it's a 45 min bus ride from sendai station, it's defintely worth going. It is the 7th biggest Statue in the world!!(100 m tall). You can even go inside and from top (86m) to bottom and see over a houndrer Buddha statues. Very...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank Michael G
Reviewed 10 October 2015

This enormous statue of the Kannon is a kind of museum full of small statues displayed over about eight floors. It costs 500 yen to enter and you take the lift to the twelfth floor, then wander down a long staircase/passageway that allows you to...More

Date of experience: October 2015
3  Thank Glenn L
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