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Komyoji (Kaname Kannon) Temple





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Komyoji Temple - Kaname Kannon
Komyoji (Kaname Kannon) Temple Main Worship Hall




Komyoji Temple is located in Hiratsuka city of Kanagawa Prefecture.  The temple is also known as Kaname Kannon Temple referring to the main worshiped deity at this temple.  On a clear day you can see Mt. Fuji from the front gate of this temple.


Komyoji temple is reachable by either Odakyu Hadano station or JR Hiratsuka station.  From either station, you need to take a bus to get to this temple.

Komyoji temple is number seven temple in the Bando (33 Kannon temples of Kanto region) pilgrimage circuit.


Komyoji (Kaname Kannon) Temple Seal


Komyoji temple is Hiratsuka city's oldest temple.  The temple's kannon statue is an eleven faced kannon.  The temple belongs to the Tandai buddhism sect.




Kaname Kannon Statue at Komyoji Temple









Here is a video of the Komyoji Temple.






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