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This is a temple called Engyō-ji of the Tendai sect of Buddhism in the suburbs of Himeji city, Hyogo.
It is the summit in Mt. Syosyazan here, and it is reported that it is founded in 966 by Shoku Shonin. In the precincts-of-a-temple place, natural environment is held satisfactorily. And, it's The Kansai Kannon Pilgrimage No.27. The building of this photograph is a wooden structure with a tradition style, and has Kiritsuma style with formal tiles for the roof. It is a long and slender building between the fronts 7 and the sides 2. It was built in 1589. It became a location site of the open Hollywood film "The Last Samurai" in 2003. It makes Japan of the beginning of Meiji the stage. It is the work which the samurais left behind from the time lived and drew appearance.

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Daikōdō - Important Cultural Property of Japan. It was rebuilt in Muromachi period: workshop

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