Chichibu Fudasho #4 Kinsho-Ji
Deva gate (Nioh-mon)

TypeSoto-shu Sect Zen Temple
Foundation?
AccessFrom Seibu-Chichibu Station of the Seibu Railway, get on a bus of the Seibu Kanko bound for Sadamine, Minano Station, get off at the Kinsho-Ji depot.
AddressYamada 1803-2, Chichibu city, Saitama Prefecture
DescriptionThe Kinsho-Ji has the biggest deva gate (Nioh-mon) in the 34 Chichibu Fudasho pilgrimage temples.
You will be overwhelmed by the set of so big straw shoes (Waraji) and Nioh guardians in the deva gate.
This temple is also famous for so many stone Buddhist images (Sekibutsu).
There are 1319 images !

Plaque on Deva Gate
Plaque on deva gate

So big Waraji straw shoes
So big Waraji straw shoes

Stone Buddha Images

Stone Stairway

Autumn Tints

Momiji Autumn Leaves

Many Sekibutsu Buddhas

Stone Statues of Buddha

Stone Buddha Images

Stone Image with Autumn Leaves

Jizou Buddha Image

Kosodate Kannon Goddess
Image of Kosodate Kannon (Nurturing Kannon Goddess)

Buddha Stone Statue

Jizou-sama Stone Buddha

Namu Amida Buddha

Sekibutsu Buddhas