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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
Very Big Buddha

The Great Buddha is indeed quite big. It costs 200 yen to enter the grounds but if all you want to... read more

Reviewed 17 November 2016
Linda M
Abbotsford, Canada
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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

修学旅行と言えば奈良や鎌倉の大仏を見に行くのが定番ですが、私の学校では鎌ヶ谷大仏を見に行きました。 最高です!修学旅行に是非ともおススメです。 Where do you think Japanese junior HS students go as an excursion? Nara?Kamakura? That's already obsolete! Most of Japanese junior HS choose Kamagaya as a destination of excursion! kamagaya buddhism statue is splendid and you can see and touch the core of Japanese...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We liked his impressive statue, so high you can see it from far away, when you are travelling to it on the highway. It is surrounded by beautiful gardens and a nice snack allows you to have a decent meal. The visit inside is by...More

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Reviewed 12 June 2018

A beautiful place, Buddha is well amazing to see, we even got inside to see how it had been constructed. Beautiful gardens to

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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

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Reviewed 17 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 18 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 8 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.

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