Hofu Tengmangu Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Yamaguchi prefecture in Chugoku district. The shrine is dedicated to SUGAWARA no Michizane ( famous scholar during the Heian Period ).
More Details (Japanese Site)
|Name||Hofu Tengmangu Shrine
"防府天満宮" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Address||14-1, Matsuzakicho, Hofu-shi, Yamaguchi, Japan
"山口県防府市松崎町１４－１" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Access||10-minute drive from the Hofu-Nishi I.C. on the Sanyo Expressway.|
|Admission Fee||Free in the precincts|
Daibutsu (大仏) or "giant Buddha" is the Japanese term, often used informally, for large statues of Buddha. The oldest is that at Asuka-dera (609) and the best-known is that at Todai-ji in Nara (752). Todai-ji's daibutsu is a part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara and National Treasure.
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