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The Lying Buddha

Listed under Monuments & Landmarks in Phan Thiết, Vietnam.

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The Buddhist statue "Buddha joins into Nirvana", or "The Lying Buddha", 49 meters long, was sculptured in 1962 on Ta Cu Mountain. It is in the cultural complex including Linh Son Truong Tho and Linh Son Long Doan Pagodas (built in the late 19th century) in Tan Lap village, South Ham Thuan District, about 30 km to the South-West of Phan Thiet City.

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