Jinkaku-ji

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Jinkaku-ji
神角寺
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Denomination Shingon
Founded 570
Address Bungo-ōno, Ōita-ken
Country Japan

Jinkaku-ji (神角寺?) is a Shingon temple in Bungo-ōno, Ōita Prefecture, Japan. Located within the Jinkakuji Serikawa Prefectural Natural Park, the temple is said to have been established in 570, during the reign of Emperor Kimmei.[1] The Hondō (1369) and Kamakura-period Kongōrikishi have been designated Important Cultural Properties.[2][3][4][5] The roof of the main hall was repaired in 1963.[3]

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  1. ^ "Jinkaku-ji". Bungo-ōno City. Retrieved 6 February 2012. 
  2. ^ "Jinkakuji - Hondō". Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved 6 February 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "Jinkakuji - Hondō". Ōita Prefecture. Retrieved 6 February 2012. 
  4. ^ "Jinkakuji - Kongōrikishi". Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved 6 February 2012. 
  5. ^ "Jinkakuji - Kongōrikishi". Ōita Prefecture. Retrieved 6 February 2012. 

Coordinates: 33°3′16.6″N 131°27′24.1″E / 33.054611°N 131.456694°E / 33.054611; 131.456694