Ukimido Temple

Ukimido Temple

Ukimido Temple is a Buddhist temple located at Shiga prefecture in Kinki district. The temple is dedicated to Sho Kannon ( Aryavalokitesvara ). This temple is famous for its beautiful scenery.

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Name Ukimido Temple
"浮御堂(満月寺)" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Address 1-16-18, Honkatata, Otsu-shi, Shiga , Japan
"滋賀県大津市本堅田1-16-18" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
Access 10-minute drive from the Mano I.C. on the Kosei Road.
Admission Fee Free in the precincts
Telephone 077-572-0455


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Sanshu no Jingi

The Imperial Regalia of Japan (三種の神器 Sanshu no Jingi/Mikusa no Kandakara), also known as the Three Sacred Treasures of Japan, consist of the sword Kusanagi (草薙劍 Kusanagi no Tsurugi), the mirror Yata no Kagami (八咫鏡), and the jewel Yasakani no Magatama (八尺瓊勾玉). The regalia represent the three primary virtues: valor (the sword), wisdom (the mirror), and benevolence (the jewel).
Due to the legendary status of these items, their locations are not confirmed, but it is commonly thought that the sword is located at the Atsuta Shrine in Nagoya, the jewel is located at the Three Palace Sanctuaries in Kokyo (the Imperial Palace in Tokyo), and the mirror is located at the Ise Grand Shrine in Mie Prefecture.

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