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Mt. Minobu Foundation Day, Minobu Town

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Mt. Minobu Foundation Day, Minobu 

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A 3-day celebration commemorates when the temple atop the lofty Mt. Minobu was founded by a disciple of Nichiren Buddhism roughly 730 years ago in the Kamakura Era. The highlight of the event is the main parade led by 400 apprentice and eminence monks.

Date: June 15th ~ 17th, 2011 10:00a.m.~

Location: Kuonji Temple in Minobu Town

Access: 15-minute by bus from Minobu Station on the JR Minobu Line 

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(monks marching through the streets)

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(Grand ceremony at the Gosouan Ruins)

For more information, please contact:

Name

Minobu Town Tourism Division

Telephone

0556-62-1116

URL

Minobu Town (Japanese Only)