Saturday, February 8, 2014

Izumo 33 Kannon Pilgrimage Temple 10 Zenjoji


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Zenjoji is both the 10th temple of the Izumo 33 Kannon pilgrimage and the twenty fourth temple of the Chugoku 33 Kannon Pilgrimage. It is a mountain top temple and has a fine pair of nio in the niomon at the base.

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It is believed to have been founded by Gyoki which would put it in the early eighth century.

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It is now a Tendai temple. There were 4 small shrines within the grounds including an Inari and one to Zaogongen.

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It is quite a pretty temple and of course has superb views.
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