Risshakuji Temple is a Buddhist temple located at Yamagata prefecture in Tohoku district. The temple is dedicated to Yakushi Nyorai ( Buddha of Medicine ). This temple is famous for its amazing structures called Kake-zukuri (overhang style).
More Details (Japanese Site)
"立石寺" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Address||4456-1 Yamadera, Yamagata-shi, Yamagata, Japan
"山形県山形市大字山寺４４５６－１" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Access||15-minute drive from the Yamagata-Kita I.C. on the Yamagata Expressway.|
|Admission Fee||Free in the precincts|
A torii (鳥居, literally bird abode) is a traditional Japanese gate most commonly found at the entrance of or within a Shinto shrine, where it symbolically marks the transition from the profane to sacred.
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