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Shakuson-ji Temple (Nunobiki Kannon)

Travel Guide - Shakuson-ji Temple (Nunobiki Kannon)

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Shakuson-ji Temple is said to have been established in 724 by a high priest Gyoki. From the temple at the top you can see Mt. Asama.
One of the temples overhangs in the cliff and overlooks Komoro. The famous "Legend of Zenko-ji" originated here - A cow snatched a cloth belonging to a wicked old woman, who pursued the cow until it led her to Zenko-ji Temple in today's Nagano City. In the temple the cow turned into a golden Kannon (goddess of mercy) and admonished the old woman for her wrongdoings. Having been converted, the old woman went back home and enshrined Nunobiki Kannon on the cliff.

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  • Open 24 hours

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  • No closing days

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  • Admission Free

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 7 minutes taxi ride from Komoro Station on the JR lines or Shinano Railway

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 2250, Okubo, Komoro-shi, Nagano, 384-0071

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