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Hase Kannon Temple

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The Hase Kannon Temple lies in the coastal city of Kamakura. Its most famous feature is the 11 headed statue of Kannon, the goddess of mercy. The statue is about 10 metres high and is the tallest wooden image in Japan. The Hase Kannon Temple also is home to a Buddha statue and many other artefacts reflecting Japan's illustrious past.

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Written by  Tony Owusu.

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