Japan Heritage SiteThree Mountains of Dewa

23Group of Substitute-Visit Monuments at Hondōji Temple

Hondoji Daisanto-gun

(Nishikawa Town Designated Tangible Cultural Property)

Substitute-visit monuments were used when someone who was physically unable to go pay their respects requested the chief priest do so in their place. They were commissioned using part of the contributions from the people who requested them.