Kohmyoji Temple is said to have been commissioned by Shotoku Taishi (573-621: regent and politician in the Asuka period) in 599. The Nioh Mon gate of this temple is a designated national treasure. Its double-gates were quite rare when it was built (1242-1253) in the Kamakura era.
|Access||40mins walk from the [Ayabe Onsen-mae] stop on the Aya Bus Kanbayashi Line from JR Ayabe Station|
|Phone||0773-55-0550 (Kiminoo-san Kohmyoji Temple)|