Photo of the Week: Giant Buddha in Nara, Japan image

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In Nara, a city close to Kyoto we visited the Todai-ji temple complex which contains the largest wooden building in the world. It’s truly immense and houses the Giant Buddha, known in Japan as Daibutsu. This gold and bronze buddha is one of the largest bronze statues in the world at 16 metres tall and dates all the way back to 746.

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