Scissors Rock (Wakasugi Okunoin)


A rock broken by a Chinese monk with his telekinesis! A rock that only good people can pass through

Scissors Rock" is located next to Wakasugi Okunoin, one of the Sacred Sites of Sasaguri.
This large rock is said to have been broken by Kobo Daishi with a stroke of his staff, opening a passageway to the inner sanctuary. The narrow rocky passageway, which visitors must pass through while holding on to a chain, is said to be "accessible only to good people.

Basic Information

Address (Japanese) 811-2411 福岡県糟屋郡篠栗町若杉
Address Wakasugi, Sasaguri-machi, Kasuya-gun, Fukuoka
Telephone Number 092-947-6346(若杉奥之院)
Car Park available
Please use the parking lot of Wakasugi Kannondo (Wakasugi Kannon Hall)
Access Approx. 24 min. by car from JR Sasaguri Line Sasaguri Station to Wakasugi Kannondo parking lot.
*A 20-minute walk from the parking lot to the Okunoin Temple, with "Scissors Rock" on the way.

*Information on facilities is subject to change. Please check each official website for the latest information.


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