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Jinguji Temple神宮寺


Being a syncretized Shinto and Buddhist temple, this is an extremely rare temple where worshippers clap their hands. It is famous for the Shinto ritual of omizu-okuri (sending water) to the Nara’s Todaiji Temple Nigatsu-do Hall. It houses a late Kamakura period Deva Gate (a Nationally Important Cultural Property) and Nanboku-cho period wooden god and sitting goddess statues as well as the main hall (also a National Important Cultural Property) which was built in the Muromachi period and is so magnificent that it is said to be the best in Wakasa.


Fukui Pref. Obamashi Jinguji 30-4 (WakasaArea)

phone 0770561911


Review of Jinguji Temple

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Reviewed:2019/04/13 A Religious Temple which still Runs Religious Religious Austerities
You may know the Omizutori ceremony in Todai-ji Temple, Nara. The ceremony is held on March 12. Previously, on March 2, another ceremony is held at Unose in Obama City. It is the buddhism priest of...
Reviewed:2019/12/22 仏様が綺麗
昔は秘仏で見るには33年に1度だっただけあり保存状態も良く 何よりお顔が美しい。 有名な阿修羅像にも負けない。
Reviewed:2019/12/10 Temple et abords très agréable à lautomne
Joli temple (à lhistoire et aux traditions très intéressantes en rapport avec leau et Nara) avec une petite maison de moine à coté (chaumière traditionnelle) .
A lautomne, la lumière qui filtre à...

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Fukui Pref. Obamashi Jinguji 30-4 [ map ]
2/15-3/5 (we send Wednesday on 3/2)
[Admission fee to worship]400yen
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          Northeast of Kyoto, the ancient Tojinbo Cliffs separate Fukui prefecture from the Sea of Japan in a stretch of land well worth exploring. Water sports and seaside delicacies are available in abundance as the spectacular rugged coastline flattens down into beaches to the west of the prefecture, while inland, Fukui is home to Zen Buddhist temples and historic ruins.

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