Places in Tono
The Tohoku area experienced a great famine around 200 years ago, and the people in the Tono area were particularly affected. It is said that the head priest of the Daiji-ji Temple carved the image of 500 of those souls that had reached Nirvana as spiritual nourishment for the many who lost their lives in the famine.
|Address||Nissato, Ayaori-cho, Tono, Iwate, Japan|
|Access||8 minutes by car and 20 minutes on foot from Tono Station, 15 minutes by bicycle and 20 minutes on foot from Tono Station|
|Parking||Free Parking: 10 car spaces (bikes can be parked at the Sawayaka toilets along the way)|
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