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[Kannami Buddha Statues Museum]

Peacefully appreciate 24 Buddhist statues

The Kannami Buddha Statues Museum is an art museum that is home to 24 valuable Buddhist statues including the wooden Statues of Amida Nyorai and Two Flanking Attendants, which date back to the Kamakura period and are a designated Important Cultural Property of Japan, and the wooden Yakushi Nyorai Seated Statue from the Heian period. Each of these are historical statues that were enshrined for over 100 years at the Kuwahara Yakushido Hall, which was built by villagers around the turn of the century, and were protected by the strong faith of the villagers. Visitors can peacefully appreciate the solemnity of the exhibited Buddhist statues standing against the darkness.
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National Important Cultural Property, wooden Statues of Amida Nyorai and Two Flanking Attendants (Made by Jikkei / Kamakura period)
Upper: In the Reference and Special Exhibition Room, visitors can learn about different types of Buddha statues and their distinguishing features, Bottom: A garden that is dyed with the colors of cherry blossoms in the spring, stewartia trees in the summer, and weeping maple trees and camellias in the autumn and winter
Address Kuwahara 89-1, Kannami Town, Tagata County, Shizuoka
Phone +81-55-948-9330 (Japanese only)
Opening hours 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Holidays Every Tuesday (the following day if Tuesday is a holiday), December 29th to January 3rd
Admission fee Adults (high school age and over) 300 yen
Elementary school students and junior high school students 100 yen
Access Take the JR Tokaido Main Line from "Atami Station" of JR Tokaido Shinkansen for approx. 8 minutes, alight at "Kannami Station" and take a taxi for approx. 5 minutes.
URL http://www.kannami-museum.jp/en/

updated on Mar 25, 2019

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