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Banshoin Temple

One of the three great graves in Japan. A temple where the lord of Tsushima, Yoshitoshi Sou, is buried with his family. It was built in 1615.

After suffering from two fires, the only original structures that are left are the “Sanmon Gate” and the “Statue of Nio”. When you climb the 132 steps called the “Hyaku-ganngi”, you will see a huge tomb called “Otamaya”. The large cedar in the precincts is said to be 1,200 years old, and it seems that it was there even before the banshoin temple was built.

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