Eiheiji Temple is a Buddhist temple located at Fukui prefecture in Chubu district. The temple is dedicated to Shaka Nyorai ( Buddha Shakamuni ).
More Details (Japanese Site)
"永平寺" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Address||5-15, Shihi, Eiheiji-cho, Yoshida-gun, Fukui, Japan
"福井県吉田郡永平寺町志比５－１５" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Access||15-minute drive from the Fukui-Kita I.C. on the Hokuriku Expressway.|
|Admission Fee||Free in the precincts|
The Nihon Shoki (日本書紀), sometimes translated as The Chronicles of Japan, is the second oldest book of classical Japanese history. The book is also called the Nihongi (日本紀 lit. Japanese Chronicles). It is more elaborate and detailed than the Kojiki, the oldest, and has proven to be an important tool for historians and archaeologists as it includes the most complete extant historical record of ancient Japan. The Nihon Shoki was finished in 720 under the editorial supervision of Prince Toneri and with the assistance of O no Yasumaro.
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