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Gansenji, Kizugawa

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  • We visited in late July. Hydrangeas bloomed yet, but was about the end. Went by car, leave the Temple Road is quite narrow, pretty note is required. Just inside the gate and looks back on both sides of the approach of pagoda. Amida Buddha are enshrined in the not-so-great main hall. Demon supporting the rafters humorously at the corners of the pagoda with bright orange-red. Many temples in the South yamashiro country not be flashy but quaint because public transportation is not good but once visit?.
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  • From Osaka and prayed in their own cars. Hanshin Expressway, two Osaka via of the Marina Expressway in about an hour. Parking fee is 300 yen. I will not be because less traffic on the narrow road a few kilometers to the temple several sections not parting, but the first encounters oncoming cars. If you are accustomed to the narrow road number 3 car no problem. Hydrangea show coming to the temple and the pagoda is very fine, remained vivid in memory.
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  • This temple is located in south of kyoto and north of nara. Joruriji is very famous for number of splendid Buddhas and Gansenji is 2km walk from Joruriji. We can enjoy walking of country path and smal...  more »
  • 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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