The National Treasure of Syorinji Temple

Syorinji Temple is located in Sakurai City.

It takes about 10 minutes to go from Taishoro Ryokan to Syorinji Temple by car.

Syorinji Temple

Syorinji Temple is famous for its Kannon statue.

The mountain gateway offers a panoramic view of Mt. Miwa.


The Kannon Statue which has eleven faces

the view from Syorinji Temple

You can see a beautiful landscape from Syorinji Temple.

The eleven faced Kannon statue, a National Treasure, is renowned as having been sculpted by Tempyo.

It is one of Japan’s most famous works of sculpture.

Kannon Statue

I recommend you to see this beautiful work.

You must be moved by this Kannon statue from the bottom of your heart.