Sanjusangendo Temple, Kyoto

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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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  • Japanese equivalent of Tera-kota-army from ancient China! So powerful! Beautiful garden! If you go to Kyoto must haves to see this temple!
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  • Admission 600 Yen inside photo coel young can see an overwhelming number of banned Buddha Buddha distracted on the ceiling figure should not miss. The garden is also quite good
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  • 120 m lots of statue in a temple. In a solemn atmosphere is overwhelming. Heck what you face is different, so has been appreciating slowly. This is where mind becomes calm.
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