Gotenba Peace Park
Higashiyama, Gotenba, Shizuoka Prefecture 412-0024, Japan
The Mahayana MajesticThis Golden Buddha statue sits inside the main structure of Nipponzan-Myōhōji temple on the grounds of Gotenba Peace Park in Gotenba, Shizuoka Prefecture. Mt. Fuji is visible in the background.
The Peace Park is an interesting blend of different Buddhist traditions from around Asia, featuring statuary donated from several South and Southeast Asian countries such as India and Thailand. It's particularly pleasant to visit in late March, when the cherry blossoms are in full bloom.