Temple with Afro Hair Buddha – Konkai-Komyoji

Konkai-Komyoji Temple was built in 1175 and is a historical and prestigious temple. The precinct is very large and has a large Sanmon gate and a three-storied pagoda. Sanmon gate It’s also known as the birthplace of Shinsen-gumi, who worked hard to maintain public order in Kyoto at the end of the Edo period (1603-1868), but it’s a quiet temple with few tourists because it’s far from sightseeing spots in Higashiyama. By the way, do you know that this temple has a rare Afro-hair Buddha statue? Don’t you mind what kind of Buddha statue it is? Let’s go and see it right away! Back image of Buddha statue The Buddha … Continue reading Temple with Afro Hair Buddha – Konkai-Komyoji