Japan's largest wooden Buddhist sculpture
fukusenji temple Weighing 25 tons, with a height of 17m and a face measuring 2.4m, the gold-leafed Fukutoku Kannon enshrined at this temple is the largest wooden statue in the country. The statue was finally completed in 1963 after nearly 12 years. The temple attracts many visitors throughout the year.
Opening hours 8:00 - 17:00
Days closed January - March
Admission fee adult-----300yen
(There is a 50 yen discount for groups of 30 or more.)
Access About 8 km from Tono station
15 minutes by car
35 minutes by bicycle
Matsuzaki-cho Komagi, Tono-shi, Iwate-ken
TEL 0198-62-3822