The Great Buddha of Kamakura, Kamakura Diabutsu, is the common name for the massive copper statue that is housed within the grounds Kotoku-in Temple. Formally known as Amida-butsu (Amitabha Buddha), The Great Buddha of Kamakura weighs 121 tons and is 11.3 metres high or 13.35 meters high if you include the Read more [...]
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Tsurugaoka Shrine is the most significant shrine in Kamakura. Tsurugaoka Shrine is a shrine complex with many shrines on the one site.