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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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Mimu

Mimu

Writer

“I live in Saitama prefecture and I love watching movies, driving, and Japan. I want to be the type of person who smiles and says ‘Okaeri’ to anyone who says ‘Tadaima!’ It will be victorious!”