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One of the most beautiful temples we have visited

We have travelled Japan extensively and one of the most beautiful is a term I seldom use. It is... read more

Reviewed August 3, 2017
Stephan1954
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The Hague, The Netherlands
願成寺の白水阿弥陀堂 [磐城] Shiramizu-Amidadō and Ganjō-ji (Iwaki)

1160年(永暦元年)に完成した白水阿弥陀堂。願成寺の国宝。855年前に染めた木造でまだ色の跡が見える。阿弥陀堂に入ってる木造像も庭も凄い。このアルバムに願成寺、常盤神社や内郷って町の色々な写真など入... read more

Reviewed April 21, 2016
ART196
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Aug 3, 2017
“One of the most beautiful temples we have visited”
Apr 21, 2016
“願成寺の白水阿弥陀堂 [磐城] Shiramizu-Amidadō and Ganjō-ji (Iwaki)”
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Reviewed August 3, 2017

We have travelled Japan extensively and one of the most beautiful is a term I seldom use. It is also hard to express what makes this temple so worthwhile as the building is nothing out of the ordinary. It is the setting with a beautiful...More

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Reviewed April 21, 2016

1160年(永暦元年)に完成した白水阿弥陀堂。願成寺の国宝。855年前に染めた木造でまだ色の跡が見える。阿弥陀堂に入ってる木造像も庭も凄い。このアルバムに願成寺、常盤神社や内郷って町の色々な写真など入ってる。 Has it been 855 years already? Amidadō at Ganjō-ji was constructed in 1160. It is a national treasure of Japan, which is to say one of the most precious of Japan’s tangible cultural assets. For a wooden structure, the hall is incredibly ancient. Inside...More

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Reviewed December 13, 2015

Shiramizu Amidado is a hidden beauty when it comes to Japanese local Temple. Especially when it is lighted in leaf changing season in November this place is magic, and 100% recommendation for couples. The Temple itself is one of the oldest in Fukushima and definitely...More

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