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Mizusawa Kanzeon (水澤観世音)

The Mizusawa Kanzeon is a Buddhist deity in a temple of the Tendai sect in Mizusawa, Ikaho Town, Shibukawa City. The temple was founded by the order of Empress Suiko and boasts a history of more than 1,300 years. Its principal image is a bronze statue of the eleven-faced Buddha, Juichimen Senju Kanzeon Bosatsu, rarely shown to the public and said to have miraculous powers to assist all those who pray to her. The Mizusawa Temple is the 16th in the Bando 33 Kannon Pilgrimage, a pilgrimage circuit of 33 Buddhist temples in Eastern Japan.


Gunma Pref. Shibukawashi Ikahomachimizusawa 214 (Shibukawa / IkahoArea)

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Reviewed:2019/08/07 Time Your Visit- We had Historic Complex All to Ourselves
First visit in June- so crowded, bus loads of people, hard to walk, not good pictures. Second visit was on a weekday around 4:30. No one was there! We could pray in peace. Carried our infant around...
Reviewed:2018/05/01 Very nice old Buddhist temple that brings you a historical mood
This Buddhist temple is famous with the name of Mizusawa Kannon. This temple has the statue of Kannon. For your information, Kannon stands for Bodhisattva.
At the entrance, you can see an old...
Reviewed:2017/11/29 Well knowen temple on new years day
Most packed day is new years day. when you wish your dream on new years day. You should go this place. This temple has power to yours wish.

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Gunma Pref. Shibukawashi Ikahomachimizusawa 214 [map]
Shibukawa / IkahoArea
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          Gunma prefecture is synonymous with onsen. Natural hot spring water sources throughout the prefecture have given rise to a series of small onsen towns, each set among luscious mountains. At Kusatsu, Ikaho, and Minakami, traditional indoor and outdoor bathing experiences are served hand in hand with irresistible onsen-themed food, including steam-cooked eggs and custard pudding.