Friday, January 19th 2018

Japan 4 – Todai-ji/東大寺, Nara

Tōdai-ji (東大寺) is one of the biggest wooden Buddhist temples in the world and it has the world’s largest bronze statue of the Buddha Vairocana, known in Japanese simply as Daibutsu.

Daibutsu, Buddha Vairocana

Height: 14.98 m

Face: 5.33 m

Eyes: 1.02 m

Nose: 0.5 m

Ears: 2.54 m

The statue weighs 500 tonnes

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