Kirihata-ji (Awa)

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Kirihata-ji Daitō (1618), an Important Cultural Property

Kirihata-ji (切幡寺?) is a Kōya-san Shingon temple in Awa, Tokushima Prefecture, Japan. Temple 10 on the Shikoku 88 temple pilgrimage, the main image is of Senjū Kannon. The temple is said to have been founded by Kōbō Daishi, who carved the image.[1][2][3] The five-bay, two-storey Daitō of 1618 has been designated an Important Cultural Property.[4]

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  1. ^ Miyata, Taisen (2006). The 88 Temples of Shikoku Island, Japan. Koyasan Buddhist Temple, Los Angeles. p. 53. 
  2. ^ Miyazaki, Tateki (2004). Shikoku henro hitori aruki dōgyō-ninin. Matsuyama. p. 44. 
  3. ^ "Kirihataji". Awa City. Retrieved 24 April 2011. 
  4. ^ "Database of Registered National Cultural Properties". Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved 24 April 2011. 

Coordinates: 34°6′27.9″N 134°18′15.4″E / 34.107750°N 134.304278°E / 34.107750; 134.304278