Hill of Buddha

Hill of Buddha

07 Aug 2021
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Phone011-592-1223 (Makomanai Takino Cemetery)

Address: Makomanai Takino Cemetery, Takino, 2, South Ward, Sapporo, Hokkaido 005-0862

Open: 9am to

Description

Architect: Tadao Ando

Built: December 2015

The Hill of the Buddha is a Buddhist shrine at Makomanai Takino Cemetery in Sapporo, Japan, designed by modernist architect Tadao Ando. The shrine features a 13.5 meter tall statue of the Buddha in an artificial hill covered with about 150,000 lavender plants.

There is a cafe nearby with free wifi.

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