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Takedera the bamboo temple in summer evening
Footages of movie taken in Takedera temple/shrine located 16 km from the city of Hanno in Saitama prefecture, 1 hour 30 from Tokyo.
Takedera have the particularity that it is the only temple in East Japan where “Japanese God and Buddha co exist”. This temple is one of the few that survived the Meiji Era forced separation of the two. Surrounded by beautiful bamboo forests, the word “Takedera” means bamboo temple. For to go to Takedera, this is long drive by little road or walk up into the mountains from the Naguri Valley. There are small shrines, temples halls, a bell made from a WW2 bomb, a bamboo grove, a lot of wooden sculptures.
Nenogongen Tenryu-ji a temple in the mountains
May 02, 2015