, , , , ,

Takasaki Byakue Dai-kannon (Takasaki Kannon) is a huge statue of Kannon (the goddess of mercy) at Jigen-in temple of Takasaki city in Gunma prefecture. It was built in 1936 by the donation of a Takasaki’s businessman Yasusaburo Inoue. At that time, it was the biggest statue of Kannon in the Asia. The height is 41.8m, weight is 5,985t, 9 floors. You can enter and go up the shoulder of the inside of Kannon. It is a symbol of Takasaki city.