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Arako Kannon Temple
Arako Kannon Temple (Jokaizan Enryuin Kannonji Temple) is one of the four major Kannon temples in Owari, and is a Tendai Sect temple named Kannonji. It is also famous for housing 1,250 Buddhist statues made by Enku.
Arako Kannon Temple is said to have been built in 729, and was repaired by the lord of Kaga, Maeda Toshiie, in 1576.
The tahoto (two-storied pagoda) was reconstructed in 1536, and is the oldest wooden structure in Nagoya. It has been designated as one of the nation's important cultural properties.
138 Miyamado, Arako-cho, Nakagawa-ku, Nagoya
|Regular Holiday||Open year round|
|Parking||Free: 50 spaces|
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