Shuzen-ji shrine, Shizuoka

Ancient Buddist temple said to have been founded by Kobo Daishi(a great teacher of Buddhism)in the early Heian Era.The statue of Dainichi Nyorai to which this temple is dedicated is an important cultural property of Japan. Shuzenji is also known as the temple where Minamoto-no Yoriie, the second shogun of the Kamakura Era, was imprisoned.

 

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