Kubohachiman Shrine

Kubohachiman Shrine

Kubohachiman Shrine is a Shinto shrine located at Yamanashi prefecture in Kanto district. The shrine is dedicated to Emperor Ohjin ( legendary emperor worshipped as god of military arts ). It was listed in the Register of Deities of the Engishiki (the laws of the 10th-century Japan).

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Name Kubohachiman Shrine
"大井俣窪八幡神社" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 654, Kita, Yamanashi-shi, Yamanashi, Japan
"山梨県山梨市北654" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 30-minute drive from the Katsunuma I.C. on the Chuo Expressway.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 0553-23-5390

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Daibutsu

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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