東大寺 (Todaiji) / 奈良 (Nara)
“東大寺” (Todaiji) was built in Nara era to play a central rule of “護国寺(Gokokuji)” which were composed by “国分寺(Kokubunji)” and “国分尼寺(Kokubun-niji)” built in various places all over Japan.
One of the most famous in “東大寺(Todaiji)” is “盧遮那仏坐像”, so called “Nara-No Diabetes(the great Buddha)”. It is 14.98m heights of statute of Buddha. The emperor “聖武(Shomu)” had built the statute from 743 to 752, for the purpose of preventing the people from an epidemic which had been raging at that moment.
The Great Buddha is in the Great Buddha hall whose height is 48m, width is 57m and depth is 50.5m.