The Great Buddha or Daibutsu in Japanese was constructed in 1252 A.D. It was originally housed in a building but it was destroyed by a tidal wave in 1498. The Buddha is 13.35 meters tall and weighs 121 tonnes, making it the second largest Buddha in Japan. The largest statue being Todaiji Temple in Nara.
Take the Enoden-line to Hase station where its about a 7 minute walk.
Open: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, all-year-round
200 yen for Adults and Junior High School Students, 150 yen for primary school children