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The Ryozen Kannon is a war memorial built in 1955 to commemorate those who died in the Pacific War during World War II.
The Ryozen Kannon is a war memorial built in 1955 to commemorate those who died in the Pacific War during World War II. It has a 24 metre high concrete and steel statue of the Bodhisattva Avalokiteśvara (Kannon) who embodies compassion, tablets with names of the 2 million Japanese who died in World War II, and an altar with soil from every Allied cemetery from the Pacific theater.
Kodai-ji Shimokawaracho, Kyoto
The Kodai-ji Temple was built in 1606 in the memory of Toyotomi Hideyoshi and his wife Nene by Tokugawa Ieyasu
The Ryozen Museum of History traces the history of Japan in the Bakumatsu at the end of the Edo period and the subsequent Meiji Restoration in the 19th – 20th century
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