Gakekannon Temple

Gakekannon Temple

Gakekannon Temple is a Buddhist temple located at Chiba prefecture in Kanto district. The temple is dedicated to Jyuichimen Kannon ( eleven-faced Avalokiteshvara ). This temple is famous for its amazing structures called Kake-zukuri (overhang style).

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Name Gakekannon Temple
"崖観音" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 835, Funakata, Tateyama-shi, Chiba, Japan
"千葉県館山市船形835" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 5-minute drive from the Tomiura I.C. on the Futtsu-Tateyama Road.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 0470-27-2247

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O-fuda (御札 or お札 o-fuda) is a type of household amulet or talisman, issued by a Shinto shrine, hung in the house for protection, a gofu (護符). It may also be called shinpu (神符). It is made by inscribing the name of a kami and the name of the Shinto shrine or of a representative of the kami on a strip of paper, wood, cloth, or metal.

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