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Senkō-ji (Onomichi) main-building
Japan

Senkō-ji is a historic Japanese temple in Senko-ji Park in Onomichi, Hiroshima, Japan. 

Senko-ji was founded in the year 806, the 1st year of the Daidō era.
Senko-ji is the 10th site of the Chūgoku 33 Kannon Pilgrimage.
From Senko-ji, visitors can view the downtown of Onomichi and the Seto Inland Sea.
 There is a Bungaku no komichi (Path of Literature) about 25 authors related to Onomichi, including Shiga Naoya and Fumiko Hayashi

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