66 Gandenji 岩殿寺(がんでんじ)

Denomination:  Shingon (真言宗)

Main Image:  Yakushi Nyorai (薬師如来)

Location:  Minami Izu, (南伊豆町)

Founded in the year 976 in the Heian Period, Gandenji was later restored in 1273.
However due to fighting during a war records and documentation were largely destroyed in fires, leaving its history unknown. It’s main image is Yakushi Nyorai made by the famous sculptor 丁快.

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