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Renkeiji Temple, Kawagoe

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  • Renkei-Ji was built in 1549 and was popular during the Edo Period. A disciple of Buddha sits near the entrance and it is said that it has healing properties. Sadly it did not fix my problems but...  more »
  • Nice cozy temple, you gotta love the vibe and historical touch this kind of place have, and also recognize that Japan is one of a few countris that has this way of fascinating you by their religious.....  more »
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  • This is a simple ancient Jodo temple built in the 16th century. Although it is not spectacular, it is rich in history in terms of the 3 founding priests. We visited Kawagoe in Spring and was extra blessed to have been able to view this historical site in all it's beauty. The sakura trees were in full bloom and added an extra ancient Japanese charm to the place. Simply loved it.
  • Another interesting shrine in Kawagoe. There is monk sculpture here which you can touch for the place of your body which you want to be stronger.
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