10 November 2008

Sanda: City of Flowers, Water and Trees

A few weeks ago Shoichi and I went to Kazan-in, an ancient temple in the mountains in Sanda. It's the home of the seven lucky Jizo statues and has a spectacular view of the whole town.

A Jizo statue wearing a knitted red cap. Jizo is the protector of children.

Sunset over Sanda as seen from Kazan-in.

Statues of the Seven Lucky Jizo.

A lovely full moon over the mountains.

N.B. Post title is Sanda's new slogan, title of this blog is Sanda's old slogan

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