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Tallest Buddha statue goes up in E China

( Updated: 2013-01-24 11:06
Tallest Buddha statue goes up in E China

The world's tallest Buddha statue is being built in Xingzi county, Jiangxi province, and is expected to be completed this week. The statue is located at Donglin Temple and is thus called the Donglin Buddha. It is 48 meters in height and is a statue of Amitabha Buddha, the construction foreman said, and it is the first outdoor bronze Buddha in China. The project cost nearly 1 billion yuan ($161 million), and is plated in 48 kilograms of gold. It was totally funded by private donations. [Photo/Asianewsphoto]

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