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Beautiful homage to Buddha

I agree with one of the other reviewers here that it can be quite jarring to see totally unrelated... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2018
pl55
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singapore
Thoughtful composed architecture

An surreal, yet meditative experience. We happened upon this place by chance, but I'm shocked it's... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2018
Albert Y
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Sydney, Australia
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2 Aug 2018
“Beautiful homage to Buddha”
31 Jul 2018
“Thoughtful composed architecture”
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Reviewed 3 August 2018

I agree with one of the other reviewers here that it can be quite jarring to see totally unrelated sculpture near this majestic monument. I expected the approach to the Buddha to be a lot longer based on descriptions but in any case, looking up...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 31 July 2018

An surreal, yet meditative experience. We happened upon this place by chance, but I'm shocked it's not more well known. It features the typically thoughtful of architecture of Tadao Andou - this time framing a massive Buddha statue in a very contemplative and striking way....More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Albert Y
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

I saw this object on architectural blogs and because of that I decided to fly to Hokkaido. Maybe that’s why this place didn’t meet my expectations. The Buddha statue is settled up on the area of a cementery. The Ando’s work is beautiful, but there...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 7 February 2018

We've read about Tadao Ando's Hill of the Buddha on many design blogs, and just had to see it. Getting to the site is pretty straightforward, as described in their website. Takino Reien is the last bus stop of Bus 102, so you won't get...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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