Eikando Temple

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Eikando Temple (Eikandō)4.0

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Eikando Temple, foramlly known as Zenrinji Temple, is a famous spot for its autumn leaves. This temple belongs to the Jodo sect of Japanese Buddhisum, and was established by a monk called Shinjo, a disciple of the great Kobo Daishi(Kukai), the sect's founder.
The most famous priest at the temple was Eikan who devoted himself to praying for the poor people. Eikando Temple was named after Eikan.
There is a Amida Hall which houses temple's principal statue of worship, known as the Turning Amida statue.
In addition, approximately 3,000 a variety of maple trees decorate a Japanese garden of the temple and attract all visitors every autumn.

Purposeautumn foliage,sightseeing
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