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Tanzan Shrine, Sakurai

Tanzan Shrine , also known as the Danzan Shrine, the and the, is a Shinto shrine in Sakurai, Nara Prefecture, Japan.HistoryThe shrine traces its origin to a Tendai temple built in the Asuka period (538 - 710) called Tōnomine-ji, built by the monk Jo'e (643 - 666). Jo'e was the oldest son of Fujiwara no Kamatari (614 - 669), founder of the Fujiwara clan. Jo'e located the temple on Tōnomine, a peak of on the southern side of Mount Goharetsu (619m). Jo'e moved the remains of Kamatari to a 13-story pagoda on the site. The emperors Daigo (884 - 930) and Go-Hanazono (1419 - 1471) attached special reverence to the temple, and bestowed it with various honorifics.Under shinbutsu-shūgō, a system of syncretism of Buddhism and kami worship, the site was both a Shinto shrine and a Buddhist temple. The Tanzan Shrine and Tōnomine-ji coexisted on the same site. Tōnomine-ji had two subtemples located within its precincts, and. The shrine received significant financial support from the Tokugawa bakufu during the Edo period (1603 - 1868).
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  • It is instead very tranquil Temple is famous because I'm away from the town. Fall foliage season in Nara in most beautiful parking 2 hours wait too. Season of the otherwise very quiet. Parking lot space to Maru road. Here they say 13 Tower is great. I think since the late blooming cherry trees blooming cherry blossoms cherry blossoms in full bloom can take beautiful photos back. Many people like the temples of Kyoto and Nara City is recommended where do not want more people to come. I will keep up the souvenir shop ~-story shrine near the road (way to the Asuka side the UDA) and also a lot of old houses of Daiwa building, views of the countryside is quite beautiful, is recommended.
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  • By car to Sakurai, NARA has been so searched on said TRIP AD, I decided to this shrine. Main shrine is a beautiful color in the decoration is beautiful though and a great inspiring thing. 13 tower was, I could see for the first time. I think that matches trees if you come in autumn.
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  • Want to go in. Fall foliage season is famous, but mid-October a little early and did not still leaves. 13-storied pagoda is unusual.
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  • Most beautiful autumn colours ever. A wonderful place.
  • Beautiful temple up in the hilly forests. Great view and serene calming grounds. A warrior monk shrine as well.
  • Nice view. Many parking lots
  • We go you're battery climbed across 3, break four times in the uphill from the Ishibutai Kofun in Asuka station bicycle motor-assisted bicycles to rent has the remaining 40% in the uphill section, people will have confidence in the leg. That offseason, in sparsely populated staff quietly. It will be beautiful fall foliage season. It seemed also wanted to visit shrine and exhibits a valuable cultural heritage, also have no photography is no, access is inconvenient. A climbing to the mountain stories here.
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  • Main photography is possible. Start TAM Bong mandala exhibition in the main hall, Kakichi enshrined mochi splashing your food has exhibited chose God pounding glutinous rice grains of, approximately 3000 grains using what advance to tri-color dyed with red food coloring made, justified us by ichi段, stacked cylindrical glutinous rice flour in, are made. Worth a look is. In addition, Nara shichifukujin pilgrimage temples have also served. Here, as a good-luck career Fortune treasure enshrined Fuzhou green Shou God. In winter especially seasonal it is less so in other seasons.
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