Sanjusangendo Temple, Higashiyama

4.6
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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  • And count the number of doors made of wood and 33 across the Hall from the outside it is a perfect 33 33 across the Hall in a shiny Golden goddess can pray in different zodiac signs is a thickly unfortunately cannot take pictures because there are coin lockers at the entrance You can visit the empty-handed
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  • There is really an infinite number of Buddha statues and precious Buddha statues designated as cultural legacies. The atmosphere of the Gansu Mu is shocking. The whole building is also a treasure, and it is a must to travel to Kyoto.
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