Great Buddha Statue in Bodh Gaya

Capture the breath-taking sight of the 25-metres tall Buddha statue

Capture the breath-taking sight of the 25-metres tall Buddha statue | Photo credit: Th Great Buddha Statue is the first of its kind in India

Great Buddha Statue Overview

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25 meters tall, it is by far the largest and the first Buddha statue ever built in India. Owing to its huge size, it is quite a star-catcher with not just the pilgrims but every tourist in Bodh Gaya. Located right next to the Mahabodhi Temple, this statue was unveiled in the year 1989 by His Holiness Dalai Lama. Bordered by 10 smaller sculptures of Buddha’s disciples in the passageway leading to the Great Buddha Statue, the entire visual is a breathtaking sight.

  • Opening Closing Time 7 am to 12 noon and 2 pm to 6 pm

  • Entrance Fee Free Entry

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Location

Great Buddha Statue Road, Post Box No.20, Bodhgaya