Kobo Daishi and the Mt. Takano Pilgrimage

Wakayama Prefectural Museum

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The monk, scholar, and artist Kukai (known posthumously as Kobo Daishi) established Kongobu Shrine on Mount Takano in 816. This exhibition introduces the history of this pilgrimage site marking its 1200th anniversary next year.

[Related Event]
Lecture “Why did Kukai build a shrine on Mt. Takano?”
Date: Sep. 27 (Sun) 13:30-15:00
In Japanese. Please see the the official website for details and information on more related events.

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from September 19, 2015 at 9:30 to November 01, 2015 at 17:00
Closed on Mondays, except for 9/21 and 10/12. Open on 9/24 (Thurs) and 10/13 (Tues).

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