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Tochoji Temple and Five-Story Pagoda

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In Hakata,there is a temple called “Tochoji”.

It is the temple built first in Japan by the famous buddhist monk called “KUKAI”.
This is very important place in Japanese Buddhism.

Five Story Pagoda built in 2011 is painted in clean red.
The appearance is outstanding in comparison with the circumference.
The biggest buddha statue which made of wood in Japan is also here.

It in the place of seven minutes by taxi from Hakata Station.
It is recommended to see the sights.

Some events will be held in irregular in this temple,
for example, a concert of taiko or fashion shows.

You will be enjoy even if you do not know the Buddhism.

 

– About Tochoji Temple –

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