Sanjusangendo Temple, Higashiyama
Pay a visit to Sanjusangendo Temple, a Buddhist temple known for its 100 sculptures of Kannon, the goddess of mercy. The current shrine dates back to 1266, when it replaced an older structure badly damaged by fire. Enter the spacious wooden hall to admire life-size statues of the resident deity, made of Japanese cypress and adorned with gold leaf. Take a stroll through the picturesque temple garden and enjoy the spiritual atmosphere of this sacred site steeped in history. Arrange your visit to Sanjusangendo Temple and discover more family-friendly attractions in Kyoto using our Kyoto online trip itinerary planner .
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Sanjusangendo Temple Reviews
たくさんの仏様が並んでいて、圧巻です。自分と同じ顔の仏さまを見つけられると、幸せになれるのだそうです。 more »There are a lot of Buddhas lined up, and it is a masterpiece. If they can find a Buddha with the same face as him, they will be happy.
主要是看这里的千手观音，有一千多个，还是很震撼的，可以去看看，只是除了观音之外就没什么看的了，不过京都博物馆就在对面可以一并参观。 more »Mainly to see here a thousand hands to see the sound, there are more than a thousand, or very shocked, can go to see, but in addition to guanyin, there is nothing to see, but the Kyoto Museum on the opposite side can be visited together.
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