Usuki stone Buddha sculptures

Recommended
Upstream of River Usuki, the 60 majestic Buddhas, sculpted into the cliff face between the 9C and the 12C, exude a timeless quality. National treasures, they are dotted over four sites, reached up steps. The first, Furuzono, is home to the most impressive carving, depicting the 3m/10ft-high Dainichi Nyorai surrounded by his disciples. The second and third sites, Hoki, contain 40 statues including several Amitabh. The last, Sannousan, has 3 statues, one of which of Kakurejizo, 5m/16 ft high.

Useful information

Address:

Usuki

Price:

540 ¥ (-12 years old 260 ¥)

Opening hours

Apr-Sep 6am-7pm; Oct-Mar 6am-6pm

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