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Daibutsu by heeeeman Daibutsu by heeeeman
Daibutsu (Great Buddha) - In Kamakura, Kanagawa prefecture, Japan.

The Great Buddha (大仏, daibutsu), is a monumental outdoor bronze statue of Amida Buddha which is one of the most famous icons of Japan. The statue stands at 13.35 meters high and weighs approximately 93 tons, and is the second largest monumental Buddha in Japan after Tōdai-ji in Nara.

It is believed that the statue was originally cast in 1252, following an idea by the priest Joko, who also collected donations to build it. The sculptors were One-Goroemon and Tanji-Hisatomo. The statue is hollow, and visitors can view the interior for 20 Yen a person. The Great Buddha was originally housed in a temple, but this was washed away by a tsunami in 1495.
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bpabullet Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
i used it here. fav.me/d7ezm4l Thanks! :) 
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heeeeman Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2014  Professional Photographer
This isn't stock
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bpabullet Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
oh sorry for using it. :( should i remove everything you owned?
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alomhordozo57 Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2013
Amazing!
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nadineleon Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2012
love
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WaterMelonASA Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
He looks very peaceful.
Pretty picture :D
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heeeeman Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2011  Professional Photographer
Thankyou
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professtional2b Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
The Early morning part alumination is brilliant. Good work.
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heeeeman Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2010  Professional Photographer
Pretty sure it was afternoon, but I get ya ;) thanks.
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DesignsGP Featured By Owner May 18, 2009
i love it!
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