Kumano magaibutsu (熊野磨崖仏) is a group of relief sculptures of the late Heian or early Kamakura period in Bungotakada, Ōita Prefecture, Japan. The image of Fudō Myōō measures 8.07 m and that of Dainichi Nyorai 6.82 m. The carvings are an Important Cultural Property and the area has been designated an Historic Site.Plan your Kumano Magaibutsu visit and explore what else you can see and do in Bungotakada using our Bungotakada trip builder.
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Following Fukiji-oodou we visited Kumano-magaibutsu (stone Buddhist statues carved on rock) not far away. These statues date back to the late Heian period, probably 11th to 12th century, and is the..... more »
A steep climb in the forest leads you to interesting carvings. Not recommended for older people, or those with cardiac or ankle issues. more »
The upper part of the staircase is like a random stone pile up, which is a little hard to climb up. You should get a walking pole at the entrance.
Buddhas in the cliff face. A unique and stunning place, with an enjoyable walk up to the top
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