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Yonghe Gong Lama temple meitreya buddha Sandalwood Statue
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Narniaexpert
N 39° 56.836 E 116° 24.650
50S E 449670 N 4422070
Quick Description: Here you can find the Guinness certified world's largest Buddha statue carved out of a single tree.
Location: China
Date Posted: 5/2/2010 5:57:30 AM
Waymark Code: WM8Q8W
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
Views: 41

Long Description:
A tall golden Buddha statue.

This statue is 18meters/60ft tall and 8meters/26ft wide. This statue was carved out of a single tree imported from Tibet. The statue is located at WM83YW Yonghe Gong Lama temple and there is 25 Renminbi admission cost to visit the temple. This record was included in the 1993 issue of the Guiness Book of World Records along with three pictures from the Yonghe Gong Lama temple.

The nearest subway station to this waymark is WM8QDC Yonghegong Lama Temple Station.

Link to photo of the statue
Date the Record Happened: August 1990

Where did this record happen: Yonghe Gong Lama temple

Who Broke this record: Yonghe Gong Lama temple

Is there something to see here?: Yes

What is there to see here: The largest buddha to ever be carved from a single piece of wood

Website that Shows record happening or area now: [Web Link]

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