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Amabiki-kannon (Amabikisan Rakuhoji) (雨引観音(雨引山楽法寺))

Said to have been constructed in the second year of Emperor Yomei (587) by Horindokushukoji from China, this temple of the Toyama sect of Shingon Buddhism is located in Sakuragawa City, Ibaraki Prefecture. Many visitors come here every year seeking its blessing in regards to safe childbirth and child-raising. The main Kannon bodhisattva statue has been designated a National Important Cultural Property. The temple is famous for its cherry blossoms in spring and hydrangeas during the rainy season.

place

Ibaraki Pref. Sakuragawashi Motogi 1 (JosoArea)

phone 0296585009
place

8:30-17:00

Review of Amabiki Kannon

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2019/12/30 Very Cool Temple
Visited after a hike from Iwase station. Very cool architecture and colorful temples. Easy walk back to Iwase station.
Reviewed:2019/01/24 Monks, peacocks, omamories, and spectacular view
A temple at the mountain pass. Peculiar yet elegant architecture. Wide choice of omamories, including custom once. One can attend regular services. Free range chickens and dux.
Reviewed:2017/08/22 楽法寺・雨引観音 [桜川] Rakuhōji (Sakuragawa)
Rakuhōji is a Shingon Sect temple complex with many prefectural level important cultural properties and one national level important cultural property, the titular Kannon, an eight-armed wooden...

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Address
Ibaraki Pref. Sakuragawashi Motogi 1 [map]
Area
JosoArea
Phone
0296585009
Hours
8:30-17:00
Closed
open everyday
Fees
[Admission fee]Free
Parking Lot
Available(500spaces)
※Free
Credit Card
Available (VISA, MasterCard, JCB, AMEX, UC Card, Saison Card, DinersClub, DISCOVER, etc.)
Smoking
Not available
Wi-Fi
Not available
Estimated stay time
30-60 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Available
Infant friendly
Available
Pet friendly
Available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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          Just a stone’s throw from Tokyo, Ibaraki is a coastal prefecture that has mastered juxtapositions, where old shrines meet new scientific discoveries and traditional gardens are frequented by the inventors of some of the newest technology. Head to Mito City's Kairakuen - one of Japan's Three Great Gardens - in spring to experience the cellestial blooming of fantastic cherry blossoms at the annual sakura festival.