Gakenokannon Tateyama, Japan - Top Travel Destination

Gakenokannon

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City: Tateyama

Station:

Tateyama station

Address: 835,Hunakata,Tateyama

Website: http://www.gakekannon.jp/

 

Established in 717 by priest Gyoki. Called “Gake Kannon” (Kannon’s (Awalokiteshwara) Cliff Temple) since it is built on an almost vertical cliff of a rock, towering over Funakata town and Tateyama Bay.

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Photo / (C)Ishizaki Hideho (http://www.gochiba.com/)
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