Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Kyushu Pilgrimage Temple 28 Kozanji


Kozanji, the 28th temple on the Kyushu pilgrimage is in the hills south of the main town.


It was established here in 1590 but was moved here from Koyasan and is known locally as Koyasan Kozanji. Hideyoshi gave some support to the move.


They brought a lot of statues with them from Koyasan, some dating as far back as the kamakura Period, but I didn't go inside so don't know how many can be seen.


There were a lot of statues in the grounds though......


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