Wakamatsukannon Temple is a Buddhist temple located at Yamagata prefecture in Tohoku district. The temple is dedicated to Sho Kannon ( Aryavalokitesvara ). This temple is famous for its beautiful scenery in the season of colored leaves.
More Details (Japanese Site)
"若松観音" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Address||2205-1, Yamamoto, Tendo-shi, Yamagata, Japan
"山形県天童市山元２２０５－１" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Access||30-minute drive from the Yamagata-Kita I.C. on the Yamagata Expressway.|
|Admission Fee||Free in the precincts|
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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