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Kaijusen - ji Temple
This temple was established in 735 by Roben, a priest of Todai - ji Temple. Kaijusen - ji Temple, with its main hall, Monjudo Hall and Oku-no-In, affords a view of the distant mountains which are likened to the ocean. The temple was named after the paradise of Kannon. Rising upamidst a dense green pine forest is a beautiful five-tiered pagoda painted a brilliant vermilion. This pagoda is a National Treasure. Also known for warding off misfortune and preventing palsy, the temple holds a white radish (daikon) cooking festival for the prevention of palsy on December 18th every year.
- Address :
- 20 Kaijusenji, Reihei, Kamo-cho, Kizugawa-shi, Kyoto
- Telephone :
- Open :
- 9:00am - 4:30pm
- Access :
- JR Kansai Main Line to "Kamo", or JR bus to "Okazaki".
- Fee :
- Precincts Entrance Fee: 100 yen
Main Hall (Hondo) Entrance Fee: 300 yen