Sunday, August 9, 2009

Tokyo Big Buddha

Jorenji temple

Is not widely known that the Tokyo big Buddha in Jorenji is Japan's third largest, after Nara and Kamakura
Jorenji temple is an historical site visited by the Tokugawa Shoguns , relocated from Nakajuku on 1971 to current location on Akatsuka.

Jorenji Daibutsu
The Big Buddha with 13 meters of height and a weight of 32 tons, was build on 1977 to pray for protection for Tokyo against disasters, official site (Japanese).


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