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Visitors to Amanohashidate can hardly miss Chionji Temple when you see this large Sanmon gate next to the entrance of Amanohashidate at the southern end. Since you're there, might as well see the temple too. 山門Map: https://goo.gl/maps/Anjk19rRLzT2
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Belonging to the Rinzai Zen Sect, Chionji worships the Manjushri bodhisattva (Monju Bosatsu) for wisdom and academic abilities. Many students pray here.
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Paper lantern in Sanmon Gate.
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Paper lantern in Sanmon Gate.
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Sanmon Gate. 山門
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Sanmon Gate. 山門
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The elegant Tahoto Pagoda, a National Important Cultural Property. 多宝塔
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Chionji Temple's Tahoto Pagoda was built in the 16th century. 多宝塔
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Chionji Temple's Tahoto Pagoda is the Tango region's only relic remaining from the Muromachi Period. 多宝塔
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Chionji Temple's Tahoto Pagoda. 多宝塔
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Approaching the main temple hall.
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Chionji's main temple hall named the Monjudo. 文殊堂
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Chionji's main temple hall, Monjudo. 文殊堂
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Chionji's main temple hall, Monjudo. 文殊堂
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Incense burner in front of Monjudo.
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Monjudo
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Monjudo
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Ema prayer tablet.
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Next to Chionji Temple is this Circle of Wisdom Lantern (智恵の輪 灯籠). No longer a lantern to guide ships. Across the water is the Amanohashidate sandbar.
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About the Circle of Wisdom Lantern.
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Monjudo
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Bell Tower Gate built in 1722. 鐘楼門
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Temple bell tower reconstructed in 1973. 鐘楼
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Benzaiten shrine for the goddess of music and water.
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Omikuji paper fortunes shaped like a folding fan.
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Small cemetery for temple priests.
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Power stones.
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Power stones.
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About the Power stones.
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Jizo statue
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