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Primorsky Krai , Vladivostok

The Buddha In The World

The Buddha in the World located near the historic places branch of the University of the University. The story of its origin has several stages. In 1993 in Vladivostok brought granite Buddha statue, gift of the society "Japan-Russia" Primorsky branch of "Russian Peace Foundation". Figure of Buddha weighing more than 2 kg represents the symbol of the guardian of the souls of the dead soldiers who fought in the Pacific, as well as of unity of the peoples of the Far East.

The place of installation of Buddha sculptures postponed several times due to repeated acts of vandalism and barbarity. Before the APEC summit at the expense of city residents, the monument was installed near the building of the FEFU in the vicinity of the memorial stone of Japanese culture, on which are carved the verses of the Japanese poet. The Grand opening took place on 25 August 2010. The ceremony was attended by representatives from Japan. At the moment the statue is popular with locals and guests from Eastern countries. Many of them adorn the statue with flowers and garlands.

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Address: Primorsky Krai, Vladivostok, Oktyabrskaya street 41

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