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Kohmyoji Temple and Nioh Mon

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.

Basic information

NameKohmyoji Temple and Nioh Mon
Access40mins walk from the [Ayabe Onsen-mae] stop on the Aya Bus Kanbayashi Line from JR Ayabe Station
TEL0773-55-0550 (Kiminoo-san Kohmyoji Temple)

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