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Sanjusangendo

Sanjusangendo is located in Kyoto and is known for the 1001 human sized wooden statues of Kannon, goddess of mercy. At 120 meters long, the columns within the structure are placed at exactly 33 intervals. It is place that was … Continue reading

02. June 2016 by Eileen
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Love Stones at Kiyomizudera

One the grounds of Kiyomizudera Temple in Kyoto are a pair of two stones placed 18 meters apart. These stones can be found at the Jishu Shrine that is dedicated to the god of love and good matches, Okuninushi. It … Continue reading

28. April 2016 by Eileen
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Asakusa Sensoji

Asakusa Sensoji is a temple in Tokyo. It is the oldest one in the city and has been a popular tourist spot for many years. The iconic giant red paper lantern is one of the trademarks of the temple. The … Continue reading

25. April 2016 by Eileen
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