Onsenji Temple: Final Year of Buddha Statue Unveiling

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Onsenji Temple: Final Year of Buddha Statue Unveiling

The sacred 1300-year-old Kannon statue

Last chance to see this rare artifact before it’s gone for 30 years Onsenji Temple stands on the western end of Kinosaki along a mountain slope, away from streets embellished by the click-clack of geta sandals. According to Dochi Shonin, the Buddhist saint who founded Kinosaki Onsen, this temple was initially opened in 738 AD. […]

Onsenji Temple: Final Year of Buddha Statue Unveiling
Melo Villareal
Out of Town Blog

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