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Shimizu Magaibutsu (Buddhist images carved on rock wall)

The Sanskrit characters and line engravings carved with thoughts on a rock wall.
清水磨崖仏
Many Buddhists related sites still remain around the Kawanabe area, and Shimizu Magaibutsu is the biggest among them.
Approximately 200 Buddhist images carved on rock wall (20 meters of height x 400 meters of width) along the Manose River.
It is a historically and Buddhistically valuable site and it's scale is unprecedented.

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DirectionsAbout 60 minutes by car from Kagoshima city.
Telephone Number0993-83-4433  ※Japan's International Country Code is 81
Address鹿児島県南九州市川辺町清水薬師ノ下
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