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Tochoji Temple
東長寺

4.5/5
63 Reviews
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Ranked No. 2 in Fukuoka Important Religious Institutions
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Open Open from 9:00am-4:45pm
Recommended sightseeing time: 1 hour
Address: 2-4 Gokushomachi, Hakata-ku, Fukuoka 812-0037, Fukuoka Prefecture
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Phone: +81-92-2914459

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The main temple of the Kyushu Kyoto Regiment of the Shingon sect, the mountain name is Mt. Nanzan. Masao was always Kobo Daishi (Kumi). According to legends in the temple, Kobo Daishi, who returned from the Tang Dynasty, prayed for Esoteric Esotericism to gradually become East. The temple created as a master of Koho is the oldest in Japan. It was originally located on the seaside. The second Lord of Fukuoka domain • Kuroda moved it to the place where it is now. The cemetery is dedicated to the second generation • Zhongzhi, the third generation • Light, and the eighth generation • Zhigao's tomb, which became the Bodhisattva Temple of the Kuroda family, and the 300-stone monastery, which has a total of 15 million tsubo m of mountain forest. It is also designated as a historical site in Fukuoka. The treasured thousand-handed Guanyin bodhisattva in the temple is a masterpiece of the Heian period, carved by a pine. It looks like a small statue of 87 centimeters tall, but it is full of a heavy quality Buddha, designated as a national treasure in the Meiji period.

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