Ushiku Daibutsu

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Ushiku Daibutsu is one of the three tallest bronze Buddha statues in the world. The 120-meter-high and 4,000-ton statue was erected in 1993 and is currently in Ushiku, Ibaraki. The Daibutsu held the record for the tallest statue in the world from 1993 to 2008 .



2083 Kuno-cho, Ushiku-shi, Ibaraki Prefecture 300-1288 (Map) (Directions)


9:30 - 17:30 Open Now

Opening Hours

Monday 9:30 - 17:00
Tuesday 9:30 - 17:00
Wednesday 9:30 - 17:00
Thursday 9:30 - 17:00
Friday 9:30 - 17:00
Saturday 9:30 - 17:30
Sunday 9:30 - 17:30
Holidays 9:30 - 17:30


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General Amenities

  • Paid parking
  • Free parking
  • Combini
  • Baby-friendly

Payment Method

  • Pay by cash
  • Credit cards accepted


  • Multi-purpose toilet


20-30-minute bus ride from JR Ushiku Station (Joban Line). Take the Kanto Railway bus from East Exit No. 2 heading towards Ushiku Daibutsu / Ami Premium Outlet, and get off at the Ushiku Daibutsu stop.

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