Takasaki Kannon was built in 1936 by Mr. Inoue for bringing great and peaceful heart of Kannon, and her blessing of Kannon to the people of the world. Takasaki Kannon is loved by people in Takasaki city as the god of guardian and preserver of the city.
…is one of the Shingon Buddhist Temple and also one of the 100 eastern temples of flowers. Especially, it is beautiful in the season of Cherry Blossom. At the end of August, there is Candle Ceremony which called “Bantokai.” This ceremony was originally started during Nara period. This ceremony is praying Kannon for the reducing ones sin and success. There are over 150,00 candles will be placed around the Kannon to the main street.
Official Web: http://www.takasakikannon.or.jp/