Chuson-ji Temple was built in 850 by Ennin, a priest of Enryaku-ji Temple of the Mount Hiei sect.
It has many assets of cultural importance, such as a golden pavilion that is a veritable collection of stylish handicrafts and architecture.
The Fudo Myo-o hall consecrates a statue at which people pray for household safety, long life and health, success in school examinations, safety on the road, and more. People can be found year-round coming to the statue to say a prayer.
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