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Kaikoji Temple, Sakata

#3 of 19 in Historic Sites in Sakata
Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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  • Kaikoji temple just north of Sakata city centre is home to not just one, but two self-mummified monks. There is a display that shows some of the actual tools and garments the monks used during their.....  more »
  • I understand that there are very few places in Japan (and in the world) where you can stand in the presence of a "living mummy" so this was truly a unique experience. Very touching.  more »
  • Décor is the entrance to the temple is from the opposite side of departures and NK Argent Bill was put in the car. Is the admission fee of 400 Yen, 300 yen nokyo-sho. If we ask you to also visit the temple! Orin, unlike Temple in General? Bell? Seems from the ring two claps, praying.
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  • Home feeling of kindness 🎵 immediate gods were talking, in the past, despite the holidays, get into in divinity, as well as initiate wheel based gave. Thank you very much 🙏
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