Kimiidera Temple

Kimiidera Temple

Kimiidera Temple is a Buddhist temple located at Wakayama prefecture in Kinki district. The temple is dedicated to Jyuichimen Kannon ( eleven-faced Avalokiteshvara ). It is the 2nd temple of the 33 Saigoku Kannon Pilgrimage.This temple is famous for its beautiful scenery in the season of colored leaves.

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Name Kimiidera Temple
"紀三井寺" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 1201, Kimiidera, Wakayama-shi, Wakayama, Japan
"和歌山県和歌山市紀三井寺1201" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 5-minute drive from the Wakayama I.C. on the Hanwa Expressway.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 073-444-1002

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Sanshu no Jingi

The Imperial Regalia of Japan (三種の神器 Sanshu no Jingi/Mikusa no Kandakara), also known as the Three Sacred Treasures of Japan, consist of the sword Kusanagi (草薙劍 Kusanagi no Tsurugi), the mirror Yata no Kagami (八咫鏡), and the jewel Yasakani no Magatama (八尺瓊勾玉). The regalia represent the three primary virtues: valor (the sword), wisdom (the mirror), and benevolence (the jewel).
Due to the legendary status of these items, their locations are not confirmed, but it is commonly thought that the sword is located at the Atsuta Shrine in Nagoya, the jewel is located at the Three Palace Sanctuaries in Kokyo (the Imperial Palace in Tokyo), and the mirror is located at the Ise Grand Shrine in Mie Prefecture.

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