Don’t pay into see this attraction. I’ve see so many ‘Giant Buddha’ on my travels. Yip, it a well carved statue, but you can see it from outside the gates without having to pay a single Yen. I think by the time I got here...More
About Ryozen Kannon
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the place is tranquil and peaceful. With the admission ticket, you will be given an incense to give to the goddess of mercy. If you have time, you can go to the hill at the back.
The giant statue of the Bodhisattva can be seen from outside but that is not all it is. Pay the small entrance fee (support the temple!), say a prayer at the base, then walk around back and GO INSIDE the statue. There are 10-12 Buddha...More
You CAN see the giant Kannon from the path and skip paying the admission fee, but this is basically the Japanese version of the American 'tomb of the unknown soldier'. It's respectful to go, and a peaceful place. The Y300 admission fee is low compared...More
We accidentally found this place as we walked from Kiyomizu-Dera temple to Maruyama Park. Entrance fee is JPY300. Treat it as a donation to the temple. Nothing much to see other than offer some prayers here.
If you are there on 18th, you might get lucky to see the Ritual of Yamabushi. See some photos. Otherwise you have tons of other reviews.
The 24M high white buddha inside the Temple should be very attractive to visitors while walking along. Admission fee was required for entering to the internal part of the temple but you could then took photos leisurely at your own. The place was quiet and...More
Yes, the impressive white Buddha can be seen without paying the small admission fee but we felt it was worth seeing her up close and walk through the gardens. The monument is dedicated to the WWII unknown soldier and to the thousands of foreign soldiers...More