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臨済寺 山門 Main temple gate of Rinzai Temple   (Shizuoka City)

Rinzai Temple  (Shizuoka City) Ieyasu lived here when he was a child. The main structure of this complex is designated as an important cultural treasure.

 It is normally not possible to view the main temple except during special admission periods in the spring(May 19) and fall(October 15). http://www.shizuoka-cvb.or.jp/tour_guide/en/maps/shizuoka_city.php



臨済寺 (静岡市葵区)



境内の参観は自由だが、修行僧の専門道場の為 本堂(国重要文化財)やそのほかの寺院建物内は立ち入りできないただし年二回、春(5月19日)と秋(10月15日)に公開される

Copyright: Bibouroku Tabito
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 10404x5202
Taken: 19/05/2013
Uploaded: 21/05/2013
Updated: 20/05/2016


Tags: japan; shizuoka; temple; rinzai-ji-temple
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