Hase-dera Temple, Sakurai

Inspect the 11-headed, gilded wooden statue of the goddess Kannon at Hase-dera Temple. One of the largest in Japan, and reputedly carved in 721 CE, the 9.18 m (30 ft) idol remains one of the main draws of this Buddhist temple, along with the striking architecture and museum of the temple's artifacts (including more statues). Explore the seven buildings of this mountainside pilgrimage site, which also has a lengthy underground tunnel. Enjoy peaceful reflection in the picturesque gardens, meditating over the peaceful koi ponds and year-round splendor. For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Sakurai holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Hase-dera Temple and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  •  You could worship the eleven-faced Kannon just in the season of autumn special admission, in the us. Will be guided inside the main hall of treasures that I usually don't allow non-participants, and taller Kannon was enshrined. I said while touching the feet say a prayer, kneeling at the feet of the statue.  Only be touching Buddha had changed color. Nearest train station on the Moon, this day was a weekday because so many people were just the two of us. Is already cold, autumn, Maple floor main hall was beautiful. Button shop at home in front of the famous flower in many eyes that speak and clerk say Cherry is like. It is "the Temple of flowers". Visits to temples and doing insta, visit photos found in the instant my wife like it was that long was a temple reminiscent of and I want to be here.
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  • It was a temple there is a lot of places. Followed by the corridor has become a stairway from the Deva, is very rare. Main building is on the precipice, is performing, is brilliant. Daikoku Hall, pagoda and took a small 1-hour tour. Winter Peony bloomed, planted flowers all year round.
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  • Ripening is 399-all in all, from a magnificent Deva in the middle key type right, immediately left to the curved Hall goes up. The suffering is a moderately long. Temple suspended building perched on the cliff edge at the view from the stage, below was often overlook mountain in front of the spread. In his right hand looks beautiful five-story pagoda. Gohonzon juichimen kanzeon bosatsu Kannon 10 meters too look up at the big, wooden Buddha in is Japan's largest. Benevolent all accept forgive like you really prayed for home safe and healthy life. It is one of the features with jizo Scepter in his right hand. After the returned to Daikoku Hall, Hall, Kobo Daishi goeido, Hon-Nagashino Valley Temple, five-storied pagoda, honbo and around Deva before the environment is vast. Honbo Emperor Akihito's 手植 pine. Stunning views of ripening and main hall overlooks the honbo hasedera Temple is famous with the button, behind the winter Peony straw cover cover bloomed. Old front street lined with souvenir shops, etc.. Horse chestnut cake, piece, was a bit warm but moderate sweetness and taste good to your body. Persimmon bought souvenirs while delicious, was well received in the family.
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