Visit the Ushiku Daibutsu statue
The Ushiku Daibutsu
"The Ushiku Daibutsu, located in Ushiku, Japan, is one of the world's tallest statues. Completed in 1993, it stands a total of 120 meters (394 feet) tall, including the 10m high base and 10m high lotus platform. An elevator takes visitors up to 85m off the ground, where an observation floor is located. It depicts Amitabha Buddha and is made of bronze. It was built to commemorate the birth of Shinran, founder of the Jodo Shinshu or "True Pure Land School" of Buddhism."