Kinpusenji Temple, Yoshino-cho

Explore the second largest wooden structure in Japan at Kinpusenji Temple. Also known as "the temple of golden peaks," the site was established in the mid-seventh century by En no Gyoja, the founder of the Shugendo Mountain Ascetic sect of Buddhism, and remains the Shugendo headquarters today. Of note here are the Zao Gongen, the main idols of worship in the faith, aged at over 1300 years old and standing up to 7 m (23 ft) in height. The statues are so sacred they are only displayed twice a year, during spring and autumn. Look out for smaller examples of the statues around the site, and in photographs in the brochure. Use our Yoshino-cho sightseeing planner to visit Kinpusenji Temple on your trip to Yoshino-cho, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • I heard during the special period in the spring. Blue lapis lazuli and fading to repaint. My religion is very interesting talk about the historical background and present externals way overwhelming's appearance was nice. Whats the banknote and shoe bag.
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  • Cases as part of set just built into the stage and was not 再拝 but still participate in various sacred places of pilgrimage, pilgrimage, travel, etc., and 再拝. That this was so. Japan's largest Kongo collection King shrine (Japanese) that is famous here. Founded the Deva and gyoja-ZAO-do (main hall) in addition, national treasure, copper Torii and ZAO powers developed, copper lanterns, etc. is a great temple been designated important cultural properties. The 1,000 yen per person what was built is open for public from next month, but and and. Temple takes gold is not too much taste.
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  • Visit 4/15/2017 to fit the Japanese Idol "Kongo collection King daigongen" of Kannon. Surfacing up long ago in the travel brochures, look at photos here are attracted to blue gongen-SAMA's appearance, and I always like to see. Many worshippers from Yoshino cherry blossom season, and is the Kannon for a limited time. First, buy a ticket under the temple, take off your shoes climbing up the stairs of the temple. Handed me the bag later that person with the prayers of wish fulfillment of the safety notes. You take back this Bill. There were blue gongen customers when entering the main hall in front of three scowling forcemeat. Large central statue of Buddha, the right is a statue of Miroku bosatsu Kannon, left. This Buddha gongen customers to visit 拝mimashou over here. To leave this place and route is one way, return to this place 2 times. Place 拝meru right in front of the three-body is only here. To see him personally, there are about six small blind puts two people in front of the main place in in a time of 5 minutes. Drums and is a total replacement and waiting. This waiting alongside around around the search for a third body, it was over an hour wait. Just like to see the main closely but did not want to pray for specifically because I was able to see the main shrine of queued up. Booth's partitions is 1 column side by side in front of the three-body to search for. 選bezu enters is a total replacement, so will your booth will be directed in order so that depends on luck. You would be in front of the Buddha in the Middle, might be in front of Kannon, bodhisattva Maitreya. It is that if the goal is of gongen, luckily I was in the booth in front of the central Buddha is seen anything this booth don't also was good but honestly. Three-body as well as the gongen is in place carefully looked at to up in the main hall and powerful at the same time I see is fantastic, so helpful. The main is prohibited. 大人genaku I the only one we have secretly taken. In the damned I am sorry. Deference to those feelings because they just want to see you wearing your came from Kyushu, and please forgive me.
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  • Enormous wooden shrine with thatched roof and giant blue demons inside waiting for you - what's not to love?
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