Wooden Goddess of Mercy

This wooden Goddess of Mercy statue was registered as a National Designated Important Cultural Property in 1903 (Meiji 37). This statue is affectionately called Hasekannon by the locals who come and worship her. The feature of this statue is that it was made from 1 piece of timber and has a height of 185cm.

This event has finished.
Date October 17, 2009 – October 18, 2009
Address 807-1314 552 Hase, Kurate Town, Kurate County
Contact Tel:0949-42-1634 
Chokokuji Temple
and Holidays
Open year round
Parking Parking for 25 cars
Access *20 minute drive from JR Chikuho Main Line Chikuzen-Ueki Station
*10 minute drive from Kurate Interchange off of the Kyushu Expressway
Times Available Visitors can come at any time

Unveiling of the statue takes place every month on the 17th and 18th

Spring Grand Festival is held April 17th and 18th
Fall Grand Festival is held October 17th and 18th
Area Chikuho Area
Genre Historical Assets and Castles (History and Culture) Shrines and Temples (History and Culture) Festival (Festivals and Events) Event (Festivals and Events)

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