Ushiku Daibutsu (????) is a statue located in Ushiku, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan.
Completed in 1993, it stands a total of 120 metres (390 ft) tall, including the 10 m (33 ft) base and 10m lotus platform. The statue held the record for the tallest statue from 1993--2008. As of 2018, it's among the top five tallest statues in the world.An elevator takes visitors up 85 m (279 ft) into an observation floor. The statue depicts Amitabha Buddha and is made of bronze. It is also known as Ushiku ARCADIA (Amida's Radiance and Compassion Actually Developing and Illuminating Area). It was built to commemorate the birth of Shinran, founder of the J?do Shinsh? ???? or'True Pure Land School' of Buddhism.