10. Awaji Kannon
Awaji Kannon, also known as World Peace Giant Kannon, is a massive statue at Awaji Island that is housed in an abandoned museum and temple. The monument stands atop a 66-foot-tall five-story pedestal edifice. Kannon, a revered Buddhist deity known in Chinese as Guanyin, is depicted on the statue. Its white outline may be seen from every point on the island.
Statue height: 80 meters (260 feet)
Awaji Island is located in Hyogo Prefecture, Japan.
Kannon, an important Buddhist deity known in Chinese as Guanyin, is depicted in the colossal statue. The interesting aspect is that no matter where you are on the island, the white outlines of the monument will immediately attract your attention. If you are interested in monuments and statues, you should visit Azaji Kannon’s statue and learn about his history.