Kan-Bodaiji Temple (Shogatsu-do)

Travel Guide - Kan-Bodaiji Temple (Shogatsu-do)


Kan-Bodaiji Temple was established in 751 as a branch of Nigatsu-do Hall in Todai-ji Temple in Nara, so the temple is also called "Shogatsu-do".
There is a great deal to see in this temple, including the Hondo main hall, the main gate, and the statue of the Eleven-Faced Kannon Bosatsu, which are all designated as national important cultural treasures.
The statue of the Eleven-Faced Kannon Bosatsu is open to the public only once in every 33 years.

Opening Hours

  • Open 24 hours


  • No closing days

Access / Public Transport

  • 15 minutes walk from JR Shimagahara Station

Address / Location

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