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Ishiyama-dera Temple

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Ishiyamadera is the 13th location on the Saigoku Kannon Pilgrimage of 33 Buddhist Temples. In its wide grounds there looms the wollastonite Natural Monument, from which the name "Ishiyama" ("stone mountain") is taken. The temple is home to a large number of National Treasures and Important Cultural Properties, including a two storied pagoda and a variety of religious texts, Buddhist statues and scrolls.


Address1-1-1 Ishiyamadera, Otsu City, Shiga
Hours8:00 - 16:00