Takasaki City’s Extremely Large Bodhisattva

【 CONTENTS 】The Kannon (Bodhisattva) mercifully watches over the city of TakasakiMap The Kannon (Bodhisattva) mercifully watches over the city of Takasaki Located at the Jigenin Temple in Takasaki city is an extremely large Kannon wearing a white coat that looks as if it is watching over the city. Constructed in 1936, this 41.8-meter statue was built by an industrialist named Yasusaburo Inoue and consists of 9 floors, housing 20 statues of Buddha and high priests’. The Jigenin Temple is famous for it’s cherry blossoms and seasonal foliage and is a very peaceful place to relax. 【writer mimu】 Map 2710-1 Isiharamachi, Takasaki-city, Gunma pref.

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The Kannon (Bodhisattva) mercifully watches over the city of Takasaki

Located at the Jigenin Temple in Takasaki city is an extremely large Kannon wearing a white coat that looks as if it is watching over the city.
Constructed in 1936, this 41.8-meter statue was built by an industrialist named Yasusaburo Inoue and consists of 9 floors, housing 20 statues of Buddha and high priests’. The Jigenin Temple is famous for it’s cherry blossoms and seasonal foliage and is a very peaceful place to relax.

【writer mimu】

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Map

2710-1 Isiharamachi, Takasaki-city, Gunma pref.

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