Spring Temple Buddha – The colossal statue of Vairocana Buddha in Zhaocun

The statue built from 1997 to 2008. At 128 meters, including a 25 meters lotus throne, it is the second-tallest statue in the world.

It was originally estimated to consist of 1,100 pieces of copper cast, with a total weight of 1,000 tonnes. Beneath the statue is a Buddhist monastery.

Spring Temple Buddha with its pedestals / Image source

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