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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  • It was my first visit since I went to junior high school. There were fewer foreigners than other temples, so I was able to look around carefully. Time passed quickly just by looking at that number of Buddha statues.
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  • This building is still in the throne of Ben Maru until the spring of the year. There are many Buddhas in the face, and the believers are better than the Buddhas. As this place can not be found in the shadow, please pay more attention to
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