Takaokadaibutsu Temple

Takaokadaibutsu Temple

Takaokadaibutsu Temple is a Buddhist temple located at Toyama prefecture in Chubu district. The temple is dedicated to Amida Nyorai ( the?Amit?bha Buddha ). This temple is famous for Great Buddha, called Takaoka Daibutsu.

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Name Takaokadaibutsu Temple
"高岡大仏(大佛寺)" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 11-29, Otemachi, Takaoka-shi, Toyama, Japan
"富山県高岡市大手町11-29" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 10-minute drive from the Takaoka I.C. on the Noetsu Expressway.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 0766-23-9156


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Fudoki (風土記) are ancient reports on provincial culture, geography, and oral tradition presented to the reigning monarchs of Japan, also known as local gazetteers. They contain agricultural, geographical, and historical records as well as mythology and folklore. Fudoki manuscripts also document local myths, rituals, and poems that are not mentioned in the Kojiki and the Nihon Shoki chronicles, which are the most important literature of the ancient national mythology and history. In the course of national unification, the imperial court enacted a series of criminal and administrative codes called ritsury? and surveyed the provinces established by such codes to exert greater control over them.

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