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Nofuku Temple, Kobe

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Nōfuku-ji is a Buddhist temple that, from the legend, was founded in 805 by the monk Saichō, in Kita Sakasegawa, Hyōgo-ku, Kobe, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan. Saichō (of the Tendai sect) placed a statue of Yakushi Nyorai of his own making in the temple hall and named the temple Nōfuku Gokoku Mitsu-ji.This temple served as a branch temple of Kyoto's Shōren-in from the early Edo period to the beginning of the Meiji period.The Shin-saigoku Pilgrimage (a Buddhist pilgrimage route in Japan) includes this temple as one of the stops.Main buildingAny remains of Nōfuku-ji were vanished, and now replaced by Tsukinowa-eiden main hall, which was built in 1953 (damaged during Great Hanshin earthquake in 1995, and reconstructed in 1997).Hyōgo DaibutsuHyōgo Daibutsu is a big statue of Buddha in Hyōgo Prefecture which originally was built in 1891 on donation of a wealthy merchant, and was 3rd biggest Buddha statue in Japan. Melted down in 1944 for the Metals recovery ordinance and was replaced in 1991 by new statue. Current statue have size of 11 meters (18 meters with pedestal), 60 tons weight. The eye-opening ceremony (Kaigen-kuyō) was held in May, 1991.
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  • From Sannomiya, Kobe, Highway 2, running 10 minutes west by car and resolution Kofuku-ji Temple. Big Buddha is located in front of the temple. Says the Daibutsu. Is one of Japan's three great Buddhas in size of 18 m in height, but is less well-known. Face was calm and thin eyes open a little bit down, is he staring at the sentient beings. Resolution-ji Temple is the ancient temple was established by Saichō. Has a long history but was suffering many times, great Buddha of the present is like a new syncretic rebuilt 0/1991. Big Buddha Temple tomb of Taira no Kiyomori. This area was made the capital by Heike fukuhara Palace? The height of this Buddha is what that Tetsujin 28-go and same seems. Tetsujin 28 statue of little West located in Nagata ward. You can't see through the eyes of two people watching what?
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  • Sitting Buddha placed inside the new war. Japanese Buddha besides ships with the interpreter was monument is located. History like it is recommended.
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  • I went to Temple function in Qing ping sheng. As well as Nara and Kamakura, is one of Japan's three great Buddhas. It is a folksy Buddha in Nara and Kamakura difference free fun.
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  • A magic corner within the city. Big Buddha with amazing energy. Free entry. Even the usually 16:00
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  • Daibutsu Temple tsukinowa shadows, etc., lots of attractions. New spot of saigoku 33 also a temple of Kobe 13 Buddhist temples and sacred sites.
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  • In such a place? It's the first impression. It was a good style Buddha.
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  • Here is function Fu temple like famous Daibutsu.
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  • Tiantai sect 33 West country then the vicinity of Guan Yin 23rd Ling as of July 22, 26 Bai
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