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Suo Kokubunji Temple, Hofu
(4.2/5 based on 15+ reviews on the web)
Suo Kokubunji Temple is located in Hofu. Use our Hofu trip itinerary builder to add Suo Kokubunji Temple and other attractions to your Hofu vacation plans.
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  • The temple has a history originating in the Nara period. Now the Shingon sect of Buddhism. Two of Deva and the main hall is leaving the atmosphere from bygone days, but come in the Hall should I get. We can, especially in compound class, such as sunlight, Moonlight both Buddhist and four standing Buddha statue of Amida Nyorai. Usually takes a key and the back office to say, have opened. Can slowly admire the Buddha while listening to recorded information message.
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  • That was built by order of Emperor Shomu in the 8th century. It is built in hofu, Yamaguchi. There are now main hall and Deva. Hondo also Deva heavy thickness.
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  • Arrive and walk 10 minutes on foot from the hofu tenmangu shrine. This Hall is deprived of eyes on the big tree has soared on both sides of the Deva, the Deva gate, you go. Is out of date, out of Kokubunji Temple by imperial edict of Emperor Shomu ordered erected around the Kokubunji suo's suo Kokubunji (suou rich Kokubu) is. Now Hall is rebuilt, then burned the 1417. There is overwhelming, who incidentally, is the Shingon Honzan sect.
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