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Gansenji, Kizugawa

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  • Shingon ritsu sect, mountain, rock temple comes in conjunction with Joruri-ji Temple entrance near the southern Kyoto Prefecture, Kizu River City, Temple and good. From JR NARA station Joruri-ji Temple to express buses 30 and further bus in iwafune-Mae (¥ 100) or hiking trails walk about 2 kilometers. Ministry of the wooded parking area next to the dimly lit place, few steps to climb stone steps in front of the hoping shrine (important cultural property) is the right size to rock boats temple gate. The reception gate (admission fee: ¥ 400). To enter more green, in front of the triple Tower (important cultural property), his right hand and Buddha Temple enshrined Amida Nyorai (important cultural property). Guests pond of the venerable said that beginning in 729, Emperor Shomu ordered to line group bodhisattva, Amitabha Hall was built around the temple is now the cultural thing Temple and pagoda is small temple of the main buildings and blooming seasons of flowers is one of the attractions. In the little hole big marks constant under the supervision of the monks of the Temple of the shogunate was Buddha and Amida Nyorai (convey line based on his height about 3 m,) accompanied by the Devas, was enshrined. Many hydrangeas from the main road along the pond to the pagoda. Here at stone trail hiking our tail Temple visits (about 35 minutes).
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  • I was surprised more respectable three-storied pagoda. And see a corner if you look closely at the 4 corners of the pagoda, and hard to support the roof, hang in there I now want to call out. You can close the famous Buddha laughing Buddha and walk. Iwafune-Temple and fit over the stone and would a very nice holiday.
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  • Decided to go rock Temple and temple by bus, get off at Kamo station. I went to the temple and down went ahead in the rock temple at the advice of a bus driver, high-altitude, of stone mountain. Important cultural properties located in iwafune-Temple of Amida Buddha is statue high production line based on the 3 m so is fine. Temple and pagoda, Buddha, is to explore the great temple. Admission fee is required but discounts for JAF.
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  • In the main description of the Buddha by monk and. Can the color of the statue of Amida Nyorai slightly. There was seen in rental to the exhibition of Buddhist statue. Should I check before visiting. Not allowed to take of the Buddha.
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  • Temple Guanyin bodhisattva Guanyin bodhisattva is enshrined their worshipping like so go to a shrine every year tourists come by bus is a wonderful view on the mountain
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  • Bloom of hydrangea flowers... in the dark green of the surrounding trees red hydrangea flower and triple towers contrast is excellent. When, especially after the rain and drizzle come off and forget about time.
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  • Season with no flowers in a quiet, dignified and heart is a place to settle down. Say well sees light with LED lights in the Amitabha Buddha sitting image according to the description of the priest, the very old, and image, and everyone who has lived nearby for the priest, hakarai. It is a place so famous for hydrangea Temple now want to go during the hydrangea.
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  • Trying to give another detailed history, stunning Buddha 2.8 meters high statue over wooden Amitabha Buddha sitting image is work of the 10th century. When exactly, I visited has description carefully while acknowledging our priest nokyo-sho me, I was impressed.
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