500 Rakan Statues of Kitain is one of 3 major Rakan in Japan. Rakan Statues were made from 1782 to 1825 by the wish of Kawagoe Kitadajima. There are 533 Rakan Statues, and Amidanyorai, Jizobosatsu and other bosatu statue. Total 538 statues are placed in Kitain.
Rakan is short name of Arakan. It's a name for holly and respectable person.