Kinryuzan Rinsai Kappa Temple

  • Published on : 27/08/2018
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Kinryuzan Rinsai Temple in Oita is famous for its collection of kappa (water sprite) statues. It is also a Yakuyokedera, a temple to visit for protection against yakudoshi, the years of misfortune.

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