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Rengeoin Sanjusangendo

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Cole
Cole
March 27, 2019
Temple with 1001 human sized statues
Kyoto
Kyoto
February 22, 2019
At this place, you can see thousand statues of Buddha. They are so great. You will feel something mysterious there. Sanjusangendo is close to Kyoto National Museum, so you should go both.
Yoshi & Ariya
Yoshi & Ariya
November 08, 2018
Sanjusangendo (三十三間堂, Sanjūsangendō) is the popular name for Rengeo-in, a temple in eastern Kyoto which is famous for its 1001 statues of Kannon, the goddess of mercy. The temple was founded in 1164 and rebuilt a century later after the original structure had been destroyed in a fire. TIP: A must…
Yukio
Yukio
October 29, 2018
The most important of its many works of art is the Kannon with a Thousand Hands, a nearly three-and-a-half-meter-tall statue, which dates from the 13th century and is notable for the 500 standing figures of Kannon lined up on either side of it. Also of note are the additional sculptures of the 28…
Akira
Akira
September 20, 2018
Sanjusangendo Hall It's one of the most famous place in Kyoto It was originally founded in 1164 and rebuilt in 1266. In Sanjusangendo Hall, there are 1001 wooden statues of the thousand-handed Kannon.

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Location
Sanjūsangendōmawari, Kyōto-fu 605-0941
Phone+81 75-561-0467
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens Tuesday 8:00 AM