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Morinji Temple is famous with a folklore that raccoon dog (tanuki), which turned itself into a teakettle, brought fortune to the temple. There are 24 raccoon dog icons on the main approach, and their costumes are changeable depends on the seasons. (from Tatebayashi Tourism Association Website)

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Address: 1570 Horikucho, Tatebayashi City
Access: Morinji Mae Station on Tobu Isezaki Line
Telephone: 0276-72-1514 (Morinji Temple)