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Daiganji Temple

Buddha Shakyamuni

Also known as Kikyozan Hokoin, until the Meiji Restoration (1868), this temple was in charge of the repair and construction of Itsukushima Shrine.
The founder of this temple is not known though, Priest Ryokai and Priest Enkai are known to have contributed to prosperity of the temple.

Daiganji Temple is dedicated to Benzaiten, the Goddess of eloquence, music, wisdom and wealth, and is known as one of the three most famous Benzaiten Temples.