Kawai Temple

Kawai Temple

It is lacated in Kawachi temple district of Nagano park that you can experience the full nature, and the periphery is famous place of cherry blossoms and hydrangea flower. Empress Kōgyoku ordered to Soga no Iruka to build it has been reported of the beginning of the temple in 643. In past time, there was 24 of sub-temple, it was called the big three kawachi temple such as Kanshin temple, and Kongotemple. There was admired by Mr. Kusunoki and southern court in northern and southern dynasties, but after Masatsura's death in battle, bailout to fire caused by war then there was destroyed by fire. Later, temple's territory has been confiscated by Nobunaga Oda, then luck of tepmle slacked off. After that Hideyori Toyotomi and Sayama lord Hojo tried to revive, but previous prosperity was not observed. 5 of buddhist statues in Heian period is National important cultural properties such as, wooden standing statue of Vaisravana, wooden jikokuten statue, wooden standing statue of Senju Kannon, and so on. "Hydrangea Garden" was completed in the neighborhood in 1990, many people visit here.

ADDRESS 〒586-0052 Kawaidera, Kawachinagano City, Osaka
TRANSPORTATION 20 minutes walk from Nankai koya line・Kintetsu nagano line Kawachinagano station.
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INQUIRIES TEL : 0721-62-2772
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