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Yata-dera Temple

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  • Yata-dera Temple

  • Yata-dera Temple
    • Though officially called Kongosenji Temple, it is more familiarly known as Yata-no-ojizosan. The “Jizobosatsu” statue, or divine all-nourishing mother, is designated as an important cultural asset.
    • Yatadera Temple is also known as the temple of hydrangeas. A stunning sight, 10,000 plants of 60 different species of hydrangeas greet visitors and worshippers during June and July.

The cherry tree of Yata-dera-ji.

    The hydrangea of Yata-dera Temple.

  • Although its day was still shallow when this hydrangea was seemingly planted ago (about 30 - 40 years) and was compared with the history of Yata-dera, it was still established completely.
  • ͎A hydrangea is long from the vine hydrangea which the time to bloom according to a kind differs and begins to bloom in mid-May to the Chinese hydrangea which will bloom around September -- he can be enjoyed during the period
  • The precincts of a temple start in early spring hand and glove, and show effect every season as a spring cherry tree to the sasanqua of autumnal leaves and late autumn early winter at a little cockoo, Kyochikuto of summer, and the bushclover of autumn at the flower of an azalea and the hydrangea of early summer.
  • * The slide show of "the hydrangea of Yata-dera Temple".

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    Access to Yata-dera Temple

  • [Address]
  •     3549, Yata-cho, Yamatokoriyama City, Nara
  • [Access]
  •     Take bus No.20 from Kintetsu Koriyama Station and get off at Yatadera-Mae.
  •           A 5-minute walk from the bus stop
  • [The link to a website]
  •     The website of "Yata-dera Temple" (japanese)

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