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  •   Ushiku Daibutsu
  •   premium outlet in Ami


City Ibaraki
Meeting Point At your hotel
Ending Point Ushiku station
Departure 10:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Duration 4:30h   Flexible
Languages English (License)
Tour Type Private Tour ( only for you )
Number of people 1 ~ 15


60.52 USD

total price

FREE cancelation 14 days prior

What to Expect

★Ushiku daibutsu is listed in the Guinness book of world records as the highest Buddhist statue in the world, towering a full 120 meters into the sky.
Can you imagine that Daibutsu of Nara can be on the palm of Ushiku Daibutsu.
You can take an elevator up to the chest section of the inside, 85 meters above the ground. There are windows at every four directions.
Enjoy the panoramic view of Kanto plain, including lake Kasumigaura, Tokyo skytree and Mt. Fuji.
In the 4th floor, there is the world of the lotus sanctuary. It represents the Pure land. It is the golden world that is surrounded by approximately 3,300 images of Buddha.
At the base of the statue is a huge garden of fresh blossoms symbolizing the Buddhist paradise?
After getting enlightened inside the Ushiku Daibutsu, it might be a good idea to go outside and enjoy the amiable monkey shows. He can show you severa tricks and acrobatic performances with the professional monkey trainers.

What‘s included

guide fee

What‘s not included

transportation fee(you and guide), lunch,entrance fee,hotel pick up fee

Frequently Asked Questions

How much is the transportation fee?

The train fare from Ueno in Tokyo to Ushiku is 970 yen( one way)
The bus fare from Ushiku station to Ushiku Daibutsu is 680 yen(one way)

How much is the entrance fee to Ushuku Daibutsu?

Admission fee to see the whole parts, including inside the statue of Buddha is 800 yen(April through November), 700 yen(December through March).

How much is the hotel pick up fee?

If you stay in the hotel in Tokyo, it would be about 1000 yen.
For example, if your hotel is in Shinjuku, it is 970 yen.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes! If you need to make changes such as removing or adding someone to your booking or changing the date or time of your tour, contact us by phone or email
After you secure your booking, the starting and ending points of your tour can be customized to your convenience (ex.: your hotel, nearby stations, etc.). Don't worry, we will take care of you! Some tours may have an extra fee for this service, make sure to check the tour page.
After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from Triplelights.
You’ll be able to see the guide’s e-mail address and phone number. You can contact your guide directly before the tour starts, and enjoy your tour on the day!
Please check the following link. https://triplelights.com/cancel
Yes, by using our secure online payment system, your payment information is encrypted and you are secured against fraud and unauthorized transaction. Your credit card or PayPal account will be charged upon booking. However, if the guide does not accept your booking, the amount will be credited back to the account from which the charge was drawn.
No, our prices are 100% booking fee free – meaning the price you see is the amount you pay.
It depends on the location of your hotel and places you visit. But to give you an idea, it costs about 200-300yen for one place to the other, and the total is about 1,000yen for a full day tour.
Yes, but there will be additional charge for that and it is not by car. The guide will go pick you up using public transportations. For further details, please contact your guide directly.
Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.
Yes you can, but you have to pay an extra charge per person. The price depends on which guide you choose.
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The TripleLights Difference

Its more affordable than it seems. Our pricing is often per-tour (not per-person), so if your group is 2 or more people, you'll most probably pay less than if you took a bus tour.

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Every tour is customizable. Every tour can be customised to your time, needs and preferences! Simply confirm your booking and contact the guide to make the changes. There is no risk and you have free cancellation with a 100% refund guarantee!

Go at your own pace. Take your time for pictures or slow down to see as much as you want. With your private guide your tour is flexible.

Enjoy Japan with a local guide. With intimate access to places off the beaten paths you can have a more in-depth experience not seen on bus tours.

All tours are private. Enjoy a deeper learning experience as your guide will be 100% focused on you and the people traveling with you.

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1 year ago , From: Australia

Yoshio was a fantastic guide on our trip to Ushiku Daibutsu to see the Great Buddha... Yoshi organized to use his own car to make most of the journey after a train ride out to where he lives... This was mainly because we were a small group & had our 2yo daughter with us... I can't thank you enough Yoshi for personally driving us to see the Big Buddha statue... Our daughter was very tired from all the traveling getting to Japan so having our own car to relax in was awesome... We all really enjoyed our day which included taking the life up inside the Buddha... I can recommend Yoshio to anyone looking to make there way out to see the Big Buddha statue & the Ushiku Daidutsu area... Thanks you...

Dear Ben. Thank you very very much for writing the review on the Ushiku Daibutsu tour. I'm really glad to know that you had a good time in Ushiku. You must have enjoyed visiting Kyoto and some other interesting places as well. Next time when you come to Japan, be sure to contact me. I can invite you to my house and show other tourist spots. And i can meet your daughter who has grown up to a charming girl, too,