Hi! I'm Miyuki, a Japanese woman from Osaka, Japan. This blog is mainly about the introduction of places, events, and various stuff in southern part of Osaka City, Osaka, Kansai, and Japan

by berry-raspberry

Abiko Kannon Temple for New Year

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Most Japanese go to shrines for new year, but some people go to temples.
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For example, in Osaka City, there is a Buddhist temple called "Abiko Annon".
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This is the oldest Kannon Temple in Japan, and it is said Prince Shotoku started this temple.
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There is a big festival on February 3, the day of Setsubun here at Abiko Kannon.
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(People offer sticks of incense)
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This temple get more exciting on February 3!
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Abiko Kannon Temple is 3 or 4 minute walk from Abiko Station of Subway Midosuji Line, 7 or 8 minute walk from Abiko-cho Station of JR Hanwa Line.
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by berry-raspberry | 2012-01-04 22:12 | Osaka City-Sumiyoshi | Comments(0)