Hōon-ji Temple, Morioka

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#3 of 16 in Historic Sites in Morioka
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  • June 17, 2017
    Cannot, without too much time, marvelously attractions at the show and was only looked at from the outside. But no gohyakurakan, is impressed with the atmosphere of the temple! A straight road from the front continues in the back. First of all is the Yamato. It is a gate have dignity, but not very much. Ahead somewhat small gate is the main entrance. You can see through the tiny space of the gate at the back of the main building. Geometric art, and very much of the temple's atmosphere. What heart is washed and wrapped in a solemn atmosphere. Only and simply explore the tourist attractions and the like around the Temple so far, said without thought, and. I felt for the first time. I wonder if the old? It may be alone in this space that resulted. (Tokyo Temple then these kind of things and impossible. ) Marvelously glance through the window from the outside of the Hall. I think coming into the tour, then take a look at over time.
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  • June 9, 2017
    In the Temple of the Soto sect respectable Mikado. 9 people today it was built by the sculptor, marvelously spent four years from 1731. Together without the same face, different facial expressions. Arhat Hall is a wall four terraced so ordered, are enshrined.
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  • March 13, 2017
    Very impressive templebuilt in Sannoche in 1384 and moved to present location in 1601. The carvings on the various gates and buildings are amazing including representations of the Goddess of Mercy and...  more »
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  • December 31, 2016
    Only a few tourists ventured to this quiet temple while I was here, but it's entirely worth a visit. Located in the midst of other temples, it has serene grounds with a variety of interesting trees. It's known for its hall of statues of the 500 disciples of the Buddha, each carved with their own expression by famous sculptors from Kyoto in the Edo period. It's an amazing sight. What really added to the experience was the friendliness of the elderly man at the entrance, who asked each and every visitor where they had come from. I'd go again just to say hi to him!
  • June 21, 2017
    Pay the admission fee, we visit the gohyakurakan. Beautifully lit, Central is divine. The statue was placed in the wall's masterpiece. This was the second visit, but fun at the entrance. O.k. picture and signs with a finger, acknowledged that is was said that with a straight face, I sheepishly into the gap. Return what you see you next time?
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  • June 1, 2017
    Oh, I remembered I remembered. If, looking at the images recalled the scene at that time. Even went so as much as possible what you want to take is. "Eh? In these places the gohyakurakan? "And came back to clear memory also.
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  • May 8, 2017
    Tremendous force of the gate is. Just come once to check.
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  • March 12, 2016
    住持很好客很可愛 羅漢堂內部莊嚴寂靜 存在各式各樣的羅漢像十分壯觀

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