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34 pieces of information found for "Shrines, Temples" (category).

FacilityKitano-tenmangu Temple

Category: Shrines, Temples | Kinkaku-ji Temple, Kitano-Tenmangu Shrine, Ninna-ji Temple Environs

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Kitano-tenmangu TempleThis is the Grand Head shrine dedicated to Sugawara-no-Michizane, now referred to as "Tenjin-san", a Heian-period scholar and statesman who was treated badly by the Fujiwara clan, demoted and sent away from court to a minor pos... [Details]

FacilitySanjusangendo Temple

Category: Shrines, Temples | Kyoto Station, To-ji Temple, Sanjusangendo Temple Environs

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Sanjusangendo TempleThe formal name of this temple is Rengeoin Temple. Shogun Kiyomori built it in the Heian period, and gifted it to Goshirakawahouou (ex-emperor and later a monk). The main hall is a long narrow building, some 120 meters in length. And, as... [Details]

FacilityTenryu-ji Temple

Category: Shrines, Temples | Arashiyama & Tenryu-ji Temple & Katsura Environs

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Tenryu-ji TempleDuring the Muromachi period (1185-1333), at the recommendation of the monk Muso Soseki, Takauji Ashikaga had this temple built to perform religious rites for the departed soul of Emperor Go-Daigo. Over the centuries, the temple has burne... [Details]

FacilityChion-in Temple

Category: Shrines, Temples | Kiyomizu-dera Temple, Gion Environs

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Chion-in TempleIn the Kamakura period (1185-1333), this is where Honen Shonin lived and expounded on the teachings of Buddha. Many of the temple building were built by three generations of Tokugawa shoguns, Ieyasu, Hidetada and Iemitsu. The temple has ... [Details]

FacilityDaigo-ji Temple

Category: Shrines, Temples | Yamashina & Daigo & Fushimi Environs

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Back in 874, Rigen Daishi (Shobo) built a retreat on top of Mount Daigo, enshrining images of both the Jundei and Nyoirin Kannons, thus starting off the temple. Daigo-ji Temple has a five-tiered pagoda (national treasure), which is the o... [Details]

FacilityEikando Temple

Category: Shrines, Temples | Ginkaku-ji Temple, Heian-jingu Shrine Environs

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  • Audio Guidance, Braille

Eikando TempleKnown for its scarlet maple leaves, Eikando is the Jodo-shu Seizan Zenrin-ji School Head Temple. Founded by a disciple of Kobodaishi (Kukai) in the Heian period, It started out as a Zenrin-ji temple. The monk Yokan Risshi popularized the... [Details]

FacilityFushimi Inari Taisha

Category: Shrines, Temples | Yamashina & Daigo & Fushimi Environs

Fushimi Inari TaishaThis is the head shrine of the Inari-jinja shrines based across the country since 711. The shrine deity was originally a god of farming but is now widely known as a god of prospering business, which means the shrine attracts many New Yea... [Details]

FacilityGinkaku-ji Temple

Category: Shrines, Temples | Ginkaku-ji Temple, Heian-jingu Shrine Environs

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This was the country retreat of Yoshimasa Ashikaga the 8th shogun of the Muromachi shogunate and it was later converted into a temple, formally known as Jisho-ji Temple. The two-storey ]is representative of architecture from the Higashiy... [Details]

FacilityHeian-jingu Shrine

Category: Shrines, Temples | Ginkaku-ji Temple, Heian-jingu Shrine Environs

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Heian-jingu ShrineThis was built in 1895 to celebrate the 1100th anniversary of the transfer of the capital to Heian-kyo (Kyoto). It deifies the first and last emperors to rule from Kyoto: Kammu and Komei. The extremely beautiful architecture, like the ve... [Details]

FacilityHigashi-Honganji Temple

Category: Shrines, Temples | Kyoto Station, To-ji Temple, Sanjusangendo Temple Environs

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This is the main temple of the Otani sect of Shinshu, and is fondly known in Kyoto as "Ohigashi-san". In 1602, Ieyasu Tokugawa split up the Hongan-ji temple, giving land to the holy priest Kyonyo for him to build the Higashi Ho... [Details]