Kumano Mugaibutsu

Photos | Images of Japan: Kumano Mugaibutsu, Kunisaki Peninsula, Oita Prefecture, Kyushu, Japan

Kumano Mugaibutsu on the Kunisaki Peninsula in Oita Prefecture in Kyushu is a large relief carving of the Buddha on a rock face. These roughly-hewn stone stairs lead up to Taizo-ji Temple. 2km from Taizo-ji Temple are the carvings of Fudo Myo-o, which is 8 meters in height and Dainichi Nyorai, which is 6m tall.

Kumano Mugaibutsu, Kunisaki, Kyushu, Japan.
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