The Bagua Mountain National Scenic Area is best known for hosting the black colored Sakya Big Buddha. The scenic area is located in the Changhua side of Bagua Mountain and the black Buddha is the most important landmark and symbol of Changhua and the National Scenic Area.
The gigantic sitting Buddha was built in 1961. It is about 72 feet tall, making it one of the biggest Buddha statues in Asia during those times. The base on which the huge Buddha sits is made up of six levels, the lowest level of which is a worship area. The rest of the [Read more…]