Sunday, September 1, 2013

The 4 Tallest Buddhas

Statutes of Buddhas are among the tallest in the world. The Wall Street Journal recently published a slideshow of the five tallest statutes in the U.S. and  the five tallest in the world.  Four of the five tallest in the world are Buddhas. Two are in China, one is in Myanmar, and one is in Japan. The one above is the tallest at 420 feet. It's called the Spring Temple Buddha and is in China.
This is the Laykyun Setkyar Buddha in Myanmar. It is the second largest statute in the world at 381 feet.  
And here is a Japanese Buddha,Ushiku Daibutsu in Ibaraki,in Japan. It's the third largest statute int he world at 360ft.  
The fourth largest statute in the world is this Buddha called The Guanying. It's in the South Sea of Sanya, in China, and stands 354 feet tall.


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