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Taisan-ji (Matsuyama)

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Taisan-ji (太山寺?) is a Shingon temple in Matsuyama, Ehime Prefecture, Japan.

It is Temple 52 on the Shikoku 88 temple pilgrimage.

The Hondō is a National Treasure.

History

Taisan-ji is said to have been founded by a wealthy merchant from Kyushu in the sixth century, after he had been saved from a shipwreck by Jūichimen Kannon.

The temple enjoyed imperial patronage from the time of Emperor Shōmu.


Buildings

Treasures

Source

Wikipedia:Taisan-ji (Matsuyama)