Kencho-ji Tengu

At the back of Kencho-ji’s vast grounds, a hill rises up, topped by Kencho-ji’s shrine, the Hansobo.

Sprinkled over the hill is a collection of karasu-tengu (crow tengu), a kami (god)/yokai (supernatural being) combination creature. Most tengu in Japan, nowadays at least, are depicted as having exceptionally long noses, though the older style have more bird-like noses.

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