Giant Buddha statues
WHS that hold unusual large Buddha Statues (over 10 meters in height or width).
|Ancient Nara||Todai-ji Daibutsu, Height: 14.98 m, "the world's largest bronze statue of the Buddha Vairocana"|
|Ayutthaya||Mongkol Bophit Buddha at 12.45 Meters high excluding pedestra|
|Bamiyan Valley||The two most prominent statues were the giant standing Buddhas Vairocana and Sakyamuni, identified by the different mudras performed, measuring 55 and 37 metres (wiki)|
|Dazu Rock Carvings||Baoding giant Reclining Buddha which is 31m long and 5m high.|
|Longmen Grottoes||The highly impressive image of Vairocana Buddha is sculpted on the back wall of the Fengxian. The image is 17.14m high and has 2m long ears (wiki)|
|Mogao Caves||Cave 96 contains the Northern Giant Buddha 35.6m high|
|Mount Emei, including Leshan Giant Buddha||Leshan's Dafo: At 71 metres (233 feet) tall, the statue depicts a seated Maitreya Buddha with his hands resting on his knees (wiki)|
|Mount Wutai||Mount Wutai's Jinge Temple has 17.7 metre high statue of Bodhisattva Guanyin|
|Mountain Resort, Chengde||The Puning Temple houses the world's tallest wooden sculpture of the Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara (22.28-meter-high and 110-ton) (wiki)|
|Polonnaruva||Gal Vihara, with a Reclining Buddha which is 46 feet (14-meters) in length|
|Rangiri Dambulla Cave Temple||Reclining Buddha, a 14-meter statue of the Buddha, hewn out of the rock. (wiki)|
|Silk Roads||Bingling Temple - the giant Maitreya Buddha that stands more than 27 meters, or almost 100 feet, tall (wiki)|
|Sukhothai||Phra Achana Sitting Buddha at Wat Si Chum is 15 metre tall and Phra Attharot Standing Buddha at Wat Mahathat is 12 metre tall|
|Yungang Grottoes||One of 16.8 meters and one 13.5 meters in height|
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