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GUIDED TOURAutumn Festival at Shobo-ji Temple (November 21-29, 2015)X31

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Do you know Fujiwara Mountain?
It is one of the Suzuka Seven Mountains, and is famous for its beautiful maple tree leaves.
They are lit up during the Autumn Festival held by Shobo-ji temple.

Please join this festival and enjoy beautiful view, special cuisines provided by local people and music concerts.
From Tomida station to Nishifujiwara station (Sangi Railway), you can also enjoy riding a local train and seeing nostalgic villages.

Route Mie Shoboji-temple (1 day)

Airport/Sta. (Arrival/Departure) Chubu Centrair International Airport / Chubu Centrair International Airport

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about 47.5kmGoogle Transit

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Sanctuary in Mie, "Shoboji-temple" - Location: 981 Sakamoto, Fujiwara-town, Inabe-city, Mie - Overview: Shoboji temple was initially founded in the 9th century, by the priest, Dengyo Daishi ...

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This temple has a traditional garden. There is an old pond in the center of the garden. It is said to have been build in the 8th century, and one of the oldest ponds in Japan.
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Sanctuary in Mie, "Shoboji-temple"

- Location: 981 Sakamoto, Fujiwara-town, Inabe-city, Mie

- Overview:
Shoboji temple was initially founded in the 9th century, by the priest, Dengyo Daishi (Saicho) who started the Tendai Sect of Buddhism in Japan. It was burned down by fire in 1580, but refounded by the priest Gudo Zenshi, and became a temple of Rinzai-sect (Myosinji sub-sect). This temple is dedicated to Jyuichimen (eleven faces)-Senjyu (thousand hands)-Kanzeon-Bosatsu(Avalokitesvara in Sanskrit).
The garden located in front of the main building of the temple was built in the Heian period (8 century). Many people including hikers visit this place, to enjoy cool breeze flown from Narutani wall and hiking in the Fujiwara Mountain.

- Special attraction:
You can join Zazen (meditation-like Buddhist practice)

-Recommended seasons:
Spring (April & May).... Fresh green leaves are beautiful
Autumn ...... Red color maple leaves are breathtaking!

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This temple has a traditional garden. There is an old pond in the center of the garden. It is said to have been build in the 8th century, and one of the oldest ponds in Japan.

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about 47.4kmGoogle Transit

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Chubu Centrair International Airport