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Arako Kannon

Arako Kannon is one of the four major Kannon temples in the Owari region. This is a temple of the Tendai sect of Buddhism named Kannonji. It is famous for about 1200 Buddhist statues made by Enku in the site. It was established in 729 and repaired in 1576 by the lord of Kaga, Maeda Toshiie. Its tahoto pagoda was repaired in 1536. The pagoda is the oldest wooden building in Nagoya and is registered as a cultural asset of national importance.


AreaOther Areas in Nagoya
Address138 Miyamado, Arako-cho, Nakagawa-ku, Nagoya
Opening Hours7:00AM - 5:00PM
ClosedOpen year round

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