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Anaou-ji Temple

Name 穴太寺 / Anaou-ji Temple
Adress Sogabecho Anao Higashinotsuji46, Kameoka-shi, Kyoto 621-0029
Hours Open

Anao-ji Temple is located in Kyoto and belongs to Tendai sect of Buddhist. It is said that nobleman Otomo no Komaro built the temple in 705.
The temple consists of the main temple, designated as an Important Cultural Property of Kyoto and Taho Tower. The main image is a Seikannon wooden statue, designated as Important Cultural Property. In 1968, it was stolen and is still missing.
The garden is famous and the main hall and Taho Tower are well positioned against a scenic backdrop. Sunsets are especially beautiful in the garden’s temple.


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