Larry Knipfing

Miyajima's Very Cute Jizo Statues!

Seeing the island with fresh eyes - 3

Larry Knipfing   - 1 мин на чтение

Daisho-in Temple on Miyajima is special. It's a spiritual place, and it has a gorgeous collection of statues. Its 500 raken statues are justly famous, but you will really enjoy their seriously cute, small round jizo statue collection as well. These little cuties are spread out all over the temple grounds. Most are easy to spot, but others are tucked away in hidden corners. When I visited in late November, the momiji maple were at their peak, and so the photos of the jizo came out perfect!

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Larry Knipfing

Larry Knipfing @larry.knipfing

Born on Long Island, New York in 1958, I have spent the last 30 years of my life living in Japan, and enjoying every minute of it! I especially love photography, and Japan is definitely one of the most beautiful places in the world to photograph! My other love is fiction writing and I have pub...