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Big Buddha

Posted in Uncategorized by Simon Bisson on October 4, 2005

Big Buddha
Originally uploaded by sbisson.

The buddha at the Po Lin monastery, on the island of Lantau. It is regarded as the largest outdoor Buddha statue in the world. Completed in 1993, the statue along with its adjoining pedestal is about 34 meters tall (111 feet), depicting a sitting Buddha in a mediating position.

Hong Kong February/March 2000

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