Japan – Jizo Statues

Nikko, Japan

Jizo Statues are very popular in Japan and you’ll see them in many places in the country.

On of the examples where you can find them is Kanmangafuchi Abyss in Nikko.
It’s a lovely riverside walking trail with about 70 stone statues of Jizo. A few of the statues are presented in today’s picture; aren’t they nice?

9 thoughts on “Japan – Jizo Statues”

  1. My camera was on fire when I was in places full of those statues. Extra unique, photogenic and with an interesting but many times sad story.

  2. Excelent!!
    Jizo,There are 70 in all:D
    Jizo is a popular Incarnation of God in Japanese belief.
    They sit along the road because they will protect every passengers (of course travelers).

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