Daibutsu (Great Buddha) of Kamakura
A bronze seated statue of the Buddha Amida with a height of approximately 11.5m, which was built for the protection of the Kamakura Shogunate and the people. The robust and powerful beauty of art expressed in it shows the powerfulness of the samurai and the samurai culture.
A Buddhist temple was build by regents, Hojo Tokiyori and Hojo Nagatoki. It was one of the central Buddhist temples in the study of Buddhist teachings in Kamakura. A pictorial drawing that had been inherited in the temple shows the Hojo clan’s construction of Buddhist temples very well.
A Buddhist temple was built by a regent, Hojo Yoshitoki. Its tranquil religious space shows the characteristics of Kamakura’s Buddhist temples ‘landscapes very well. It was one of the central Buddhist temples in the study of Buddhist teachings in Kamakuda.
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