Onjōji Temple’s Hundred Kannon Hall

The hall enshrines around Nyoirin Kannon statue, the 33 statues of Kannon of Kansai Kannon Pilgrimage, the 33 of Bandō pilgrimage and the 34 of Chihibu pilgrimage, which constitute the “100 Kannon statues”. Since middle Edo period this building was the symbol of the popularity of Kannon cult.

Designation Category
Cultural Property of Shiga Prefecture
The Period
Edo Period (3rd year of Hōreki Era, 1753)

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