１Subway Karasuma Line Gojo Sta.
When the sect founder Shinran Shonin died, he was buried in a graveyard established at Otani on Higashiyama, but then enshrined in a newly erected mausoleum called Otani-byodo, located north of Yoshimizu, Higashiyama.
Standing r ight n ext t o Nishi-Hongan-ji Temple, this museum was opened by R yukoku U niversity (founded some 370 years ago) with the aim of deepening understanding of and enabling research of Buddhist culture.
This is the main temple of the Otani sect of Shinshu, and i s fondly known i n Kyoto as "Ohigashi-san". In 1602, I eyasu Tokugawa split up the Hongan-ji temple, giving land to the holy priest Kyonyo for him to build the Higashi Hongan-ji Temple.
５Moto-Rikyu Nijo Castle
This castle was built by Ieyasu Tokugawa in 1603. The third shogun Iemitsu moved the remnants of Fushimi Castle here and extended the castle to its present size. It runs approximately 500 meters east-west and 400meters north-south, and is surrounded by a moat.
７Subway Tozai Line Nijojo-mae Sta.