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.
More Details (Japanese Site)
"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|
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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