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Kunisaki peninsula & Bungo-takada

 

Kunisaki peninsula began to develop 1,300 years ago as a sacred religious

ground influenced by mountain and nature worship, Buddhism, and Usa

shrine rising in the region.
Here remains in Bungo-takada city the historical background for “home of prayer” 

consecrating en mass the Shinto deity,  Buddha, and ancestral spirit.
And one of major industry is agriculyure and entire area of Kunisaki peninsula

including Usa are listed on the World  Agricultural Heritage.


 

Showa no machi

Showa is the era that lasted till about 30 years ago in Japanese history,
Bungo Takada was the most prosperous in Kunisaki Peninsula for over
300 years from the Edo period up to 1900.
Here remains various old structures and remnants of regional Japanese
cities in the 60’s-when the shopping district culture was as its height. more

 

Kumano Magaibutsu

Hewn in a rock Mt. Tahara are two of largest Buddhist stone carvings in all Japan.
A Fudo-myu-o 8 meter in heigt and Dainich-nyurai 6.8 meter height. Said to have

been carved in the Heian period, they have received goverment designation as

Important Culural Properties.


 

Futago-ji Temple

The temple is a Tendai Buddhist temple located on the slopes of Mount Futago,

the highest mountain on the Kunisaki Peninsula. The temple was established

in 718 by Ninmon and became the central temple of Rokugō-Manzan that the

generic name of temples in the whole of the Kunisaki peninsula.


 

Fuki-ji Temple 

The oldest extant wooden structure in Kyushu, dating back to the letter half
of Heian period (794 to 1185AD). It has been designated a National Treasure.
It is one of the tree top Amitabha halls in Japan. Visitor will also be impressed
by the vibrant colors of the four seasons, including the new green of spring
and the rich leaves of autumn. 

 

Choan-ji Temple

The temple known as the “Temple of Flower”, with visitor enjoyng

rhododendrons in spring and the colored leaves of autumn. 

The repository houses images of Taroten and Nidoji and the Lotus Sutra

inscribed on a copper sheet; all are important national cultural properties.


 

Maki-Odo

The temple houses nine Buddhists images said to be masterpieces of the

Heian period, including the Maki-Odo Seated Amida Nyorai (Amitabha).

Figure and statues of the Four Devas. All are designated as important

national cultural properties.


 

Tennen-ji Temple

Said to have been founded in 718AD, this temple constructed to uphold the

traditional of Shujo-onie, an ancient Rokugo Manzan rite conducted at New Year.

Images of the god Fudo are carved into a huge stone lying the river that runs

in front of the temple.


 

Onie-no-sato Traditional Cultural Learing Centre

The facility displays a stutue of Amida Nyorai (Amitabha) 
from Tennen-ji Temple and a theater that allows visitors 
to experience the full power of the Shujo-onie rite.

 

Tashibu-no-sho

This district was once considered the most important estate of Usa Shrine.

It has been ascertained from ancient documents that the rural landscape

seen today has remained unchanged since Heian period.

Now included this are, Kunisaki peninsula is listed on the

World Agricultural Heritage


 

Nagasakibana

The resort park features a beach, a campsite, restaurant and more.

The entire premises gets painted beautifully with colors of each and every

seasonal flower in season.

Also offered here is a trial program for oil-dressing making using the seeds
of the flowers at the park.

 


 

 

 - Blog, Destinations in Kyushu