Kamakura Daibutsu

Big Buddha in Kamacura, Japan

Constructed in 1252.The Kamakura Daibutsu is roughly 11.3 meters in height (without the pedestal) and weighs 124 tons .

Upon the head are 656 curls, a traditional characteristic of the Amida Buddha.

The silver boss on the forehead (from which emanates the light that illuminates the universe) weighs 30 pounds.