Pay a visit to Sanjusangendo Temple, a Buddhist temple known for its 100 sculptures of Kannon, the goddess of mercy. The current shrine dates back to 1266, when it replaced an older structure badly damaged by fire. Enter the spacious wooden hall to admire life-size statues of the resident deity, made of Japanese cypress and adorned with gold leaf. Take a stroll through the picturesque temple garden and enjoy the spiritual atmosphere of this sacred site steeped in history. Arrange your visit to Sanjusangendo Temple and discover more family-friendly attractions in Kyoto using our Kyoto online trip itinerary planner .
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四つ目の観音様像が入り口のそばにありました。 いろんな表情の観音様像があり又風神等があり素晴らしい所でした。 more »The fourth statue-like beside the entrance. Was great-like statue of various facial expressions, etc. is and God.
大きなお堂自体も圧巻ですが その中に千手観音が1001体あり さらに圧巻！写真NGだったのが残念です。 沈香ベースで作られたお香「名香」もお堂の中で買えました。800円。 団体客がいなかったので ゆっくり見学出来て良かったです。 三十三間堂の向かい側に京都国立博物館がありますが 月曜閉館だったため 三十三間堂も月曜は観光客が少な目なのでしょうか・・・？（謎） すぐ隣がハイアットなので三十三間堂を見... more »The great hall itself is a masterpiece in statue of senjyukannonbosatsu 1001 is more spectacular! Photo NG is regrettable. Incense made of agarwood-based "Nakano" also was in the temple. 800 yen. Was not because they were travelling slowly made tour. There are 33 across the Hall opposite the Kyoto National Museum was closed Monday for 33 across the Hall also Monday of tourists below what...? (Mystery) immediately next to the Hyatt, 33 across the Hall tour after lunch, so helpful.
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