2011年3月26日土曜日

Abuto Kannon (Numakuma, Fukuyama)


Sightseeing Spot in Fukuyama

Abuto Kannon (Bandaiji Temple)

Location: Notohara, Numakuma-cho, Fukuyama City, Hiroshima, Japan



Kannon-do

Kannon-do (Kannon Hall) was built at the tip of the Abuto Cape on the Numakuma Peninsula. It is designated as an important cultural property of Japan. 


Since the old time, people have come here to pray for safe sea travel and to be blessed with babies and easy deliveries. 

 
View from Kannon-do

Narrow Walkway around Kanon-do


The vermilion of the temple and the blue of the sea are a perfect match.





For more information in English, click on
http://www.hiroshima-bunka.jp/english/detail/079.html