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Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Vietnam's Buddha statues make them to Asia Book of Records

The Maitreya Buddha statue on Cam Mountain in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang and the Buddha Entering Nirvana statue in the central coastal province of Binh Thuan have been recognized as the largest Buddha statues in Asia.


The India-based Asia Book of Records Organization announced the news on March 2.

The Maitreya Buddha statue is located on Cam Mountain. It was built between 2004 – 2006 and is now the largest of its kind in Asia, with a height of 33.6 meters.

The Buddha Entering Nirvana statue on Ta Cu Mountain in Binh Thuan Province.

Situated on Ta Cu Mountain, the Buddha Entering Nirvana is 49 meters long and 11 meters high and is now the longest in Asia. It was built between 1963 and 1966.

A representative from the Asia Book of Records will visit the two statues by the end of April to award the certifications.

If you are interested in visiting this masterpiece, Threeland Team believes that you will enjoy our related Mekong Delta tours. Check out the detailed information on Gray Line Vietnam and contact us to receive instant advice from our professional tour consultants.

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