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Abemonjuin, Sakurai

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Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Abe Monju-in (安倍文殊院, あべもんじゅいん) is a Buddhist temple in the Abe area of Sakurai, Nara Prefecture, Japan. Dating to the seventh century, it houses a sculptural group by Kaikei, and a kofun within its grounds has been designated a Special Historic Site.

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  • After visiting the Tanzan Jinja shrine and pagoda, we still had some time to spare, before returning to Nara. The Abe Monjuin temple is a few minutes by bus from Sakurai station. This is a...  more »
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