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Do the Shikoku Eighty-Eight Temple (O-Henro) Pilgrimage Circuit- Right Here in Tsukuba! » 120425_1350

When visitng the Tofuku-Ji Temple don`t forget to have a good look at the Nio guardian deity sculptures housed in the gate to the right of the main hall. These were rescused from the old Chuzen-Ji Temple on Mt Tsukuba (where the Mt Tsukuba Shrine now stands) when fanatics burned were destroying any vestiges of Buddhism on the mountain


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