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World's largest jade Buddha statue displayed

by VTV405 February 2017 Last updated at 10:31 AM

VTV.vn - Dai Tue Pagoda in Nam Anh Commune, Nam Dan District, Nghe An Province just received a statue of Buddha carved from a nephrite boulder weighing 18 tons.

The jade Buddha statue will be on display from Jan 21st to February 12th. Measuring 2.54 metres and weighing 4 tons, the Jade Buddha is the world's largest statue carved from a whole nephrite boulder. The boulder was discovered in Canada in 2000 and work on the statue took 8 years to complete.

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