Tsugaokannon Temple

Tsugaokannon Temple

Tsugaokannon Temple is a Buddhist temple located at Gifu prefecture in Chubu district. The temple is dedicated to Senjyu Kannon ( Thousand-Armed Avalokiteshwara ). This temple is famous for its beautiful garden.

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Name Tsugaokannon Temple
"継鹿尾観音寂光院" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 12 Tsugao, Inuyama-shi, Aichi, Japan
"愛知県犬山市継鹿尾山杉ノ段12" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 30-minute drive from the Komaki I.C. on the Meishin Expressway.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 0568-61-0035

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Komainu

Komainu (狛犬), often called lion-dogs in English, are statue pairs of lion-like creatures either guarding the entrance or the inner shrine of many Japanese Shinto shrines or kept inside the inner shrine itself, where they are not visible to the public. The first type, born during the Edo period, is called sando komainu (参道狛犬 visiting road Komainu), the second and much older type jinnai komainu (陣内狛犬 shrine inside komainu). They can sometimes be found also at Buddhist temples, nobility residences or even private homes.

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