Articles for the theme Temples and Shrines in Saitama

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Seitenkyu Temple

Seitenkyu Temple in Sakado in Saitama Prefecture is Japan's largest Taoist temple. Seitenkyu Temple was part-financed and built by the Taiwanese businessman Kang Kuo Den.

Heirinji Temple

Heirinji Temple is an active Zen temple in Saitama Prefecture and dates from 1375; it is famous for its spectacular fall colors.

Myogi Shrine Gunma

Myogi Shrine on Mount Myogi in Gunma Prefecture is an historic shrine with buildings dating from the Edo Period.

Koma Shrine & Shoden-in Temple

Koma Shrine & Shoden-in Temple in Hidaka in Saitama are built in honor of an ancient Korean community that fled civil war in Korea in the 8th century.

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Kita-in Temple Kawagoe

Kita-in Temple: Kita-in Temple in Kawagoe, Saitama Prefecture is famous for its 540 stone statues of rakan showing various facets of the human experience.