Tulsa, Oklahoma: Fifty-Foot-Tall Buddhist Deity

Erected in 2011, America's tallest Buddhist deity stands at the far eastern edge of Tulsa.

Tam Bao Buddhist Temple

Address:
16933 E. 21st St., Tulsa, OK
Directions:
At the Tam Bao Buddhist Temple. East edge of the city. I-44 exit 240. Drive south on Hwy 167 for two miles. Turn right onto E. 21st St. and drive 1.5 miles to the statue, on the right.
Hours:
Gates open F-Su 8-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
918-438-0714
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Buddha.

Fifty-Foot-Tall Buddhist Deity

Lots of statues to walk around and see. Very quiet place. Kind of overgrown and I loved it.

[Emma, 08/20/2018]

Another Buddha.

Fifty-Foot-Tall Buddhist Deity

Beautiful... also many other Buddhist statues to see.

[D&M, 12/20/2017]

Buddhist deity.

Fifty-Foot-Tall Buddhist Deity

Visit this Buddhist deity statue in the morning for a beautiful view.

[Dack Virnig, 07/24/2015]

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