Shoshazan Temple is a Buddhist temple located at Hyogo prefecture in Kinki district. The temple is dedicated to Nyoirin Kannon ( the Bodhisattva of Compassion ). It is the 27th temple of the 33 Saigoku Kannon Pilgrimage.This temple is famous for its amazing structures called Kake-zukuri (overhang style).
More Details (Japanese Site)
"書写山圓教寺" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Address||2968, Syosya, Himeji-shi, Hyogo, Japan
"兵庫県姫路市書写２９６８" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Access||4-minute ropeway ride from Ropeway Sanroku Station to Summit Station.|
|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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