Ushiku-Daibutsu, the Great Buddha of Ushiku
Ushiku-Daibutsu, the Great Buddha of Ushiku, is a 30-minute bus ride from Ushiku Station. It’s said that this statue is so big it can be seen from an airplane. It is 120 meters high and, in 1995, was recognized by the Guiness Book as the world’s largest standing bronze Buddha, and big enough to walk around in. The visitors also can sit and write down sutras in the statue.