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Bishamon-do Temple成島毘沙門堂

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A mixed Shinto shrine and Buddhist temple located a short drive from the Towa Interchange on the Kamaishi Expressway in Hanamaki City, Iwate Prefecture. The temple's statue of Vaisravana is believed to have been created in the mid-Heian period to protect the northern side of the area; standing 4.73-meter-tall, the statue is made of a single piece of Japanese zelkova and is the largest of its kind in Japan. This statue has also been designated a National Important Cultural Property. The Bishamondo hall has similarly been designated an Important Cultural Property and the hipped roof building is an excellent example of Muromachi period architecture. During golden week each year, the temple holds the Bishamon Festival.

place

Iwate Pref. Hanamakishi Touwachoukitanarushima 5-1 (Hanamaki / Kitakami / TonoArea)

phone 0198423921
place

9:00-16:30

Review of Narushima Bishamondo

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Reviewed:2018/04/20 東北の中世以前の歴史に興味のある方必見
ここの毘沙門堂だけを見るのではなく、この地域一帯の歴史建造物を見ることで、東北の歴史に触れることができます。ちなみに、乳児・幼児の健やかな成長を祈って行われる「泣き相撲」で有名な場所でもあります。
Reviewed:2018/02/19 アテルイかも?
初めて見たとき見事な像の迫力に圧倒されました。坂上田村麻呂がモデルと言われてその時は何の疑問もありませんでした。しかし、時間がたてば経つほど本当に坂上田村麻呂だろうかと疑問が大きくなりました。征服者とはいえ遥か遠い京都の人間の像をこれほど見事に作れるものかともう一度確認したくて訪れました。
像の作者は立ち姿の仏像の決まりごとに忠実に腰を少しひねり毘沙門像を作っています。当たり前のことですが仏像の造...
Reviewed:2017/05/20 毘沙門天に圧倒されます
東北新幹線の新花巻駅が最寄り駅で当日はツアーバスで行きましたが15分程で着きます。杉木立の山腹にあります。熊野神社と毘沙門堂と刻された2本の石柱の間の石段を上り鳥居をくぐって境内に入ります。802年に坂上田村麻呂が征夷に際し当地から遥か紀伊の熊野三山に戦勝祈願したところ難なく平定できたので、熊野三山・三神を勧請し三熊野神社を建立したと由緒にあります。神社の拝殿に参拝します。神事として相撲がとられ...

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Address
Iwate Pref. Hanamakishi Touwachoukitanarushima 5-1 [ map ]
Area
Hanamaki / Kitakami / TonoArea
Phone
0198423921
Hours
9:00-16:30
Closed
open everyday
Fees
[Admission fee to worship] 500yen, child 300yen
Parking Lot
Available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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          A northern Tohoku prefecture promising peace and quiet, Iwate is sparsely populated, replacing people with snow-capped mountains, history-rich sites, and fields of crops that are to thank for the region’s delicious local cuisine. Meander along the three-city Golden Route, where you’ll visit the grand Buddhist temples of Hiraizumi and the Tono folk villages before tasting the three famed noodle dishes of Morioka.

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