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Meaning "Long Life Temple," Chojuji's Hondo temple hall is a National Treasure. It belongs to the Tendai Buddhist Sect and one of the Konan Sanzan Temple Trio along with Jorakuji and Zensuiji Temples.Chojuji temple Entrance gate + fall colors.
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Fall colors are also nice. Accessible by bus from Ishibe Station or walk from Jorakuji. Path to temple. MAP
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Hondo temple hall, National Treasure
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Chojuji temple Hondo temple hall, National Treasure in Konan, Shiga.The hondo once burned down, but was rebuilt during the Kamakura Period.
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Chojuji temple Hondo temple hall, National Treasure
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Hondo temple hall
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Benten-do
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Information sign
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Benten-do
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Benten-do
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Benten-do
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Pagoda foundationThere used to be a 3-story pagoda, but Oda Nobunaga moved it to his temple. The stone foundations still remain.
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Shrine next to temple
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Shrine path
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Shrine
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Shrine
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Shrine
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Shrine
   
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