Kiyomizu Kannon-do Temple, Ueno Park, Tokyo
Kiyomizu Kannon-do temple at Ueno Park, Tokyo enshrines Kosodate Kannon, protector of childbearing and child-raising. Women hoping to become pregnant come here to ask for the goddess's mercy, and those whose wishes have been fulfilled return to pray for their child's good health and protection. Many leave behind dolls as symbols of their children. Once a year, on September 25, a requiem service is held for all the dolls at the temple, after which they are burn. (read more about it here).
|One of the oldest temples in Tokyo|
|Dragon near the water fountain|
|View from the balcony|
|From the balcony|