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The Great Buddha of Kamakura in meditation
Japan

Famous great Buddaha of Kamakura from 6 meters high. I'm sorry poor weather.

Copyright: Heiwa4126
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Uploaded: 15/11/2011
Updated: 25/06/2014
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