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

FacilityEikando Temple

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

  • Equipped with Slopes
  • Universal (Wheelchair Friendly) Toilets
  • Stairs
  • 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]

FacilityImamiya-jinja Shrine

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

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Imamiya-jinja ShrineThis shrine was established to assuage plagues that were prevalent back in the Heian period. Chinka-sai (Buddha's birthday festival) to assuage plagues are held with a red-headed ogre and a black-headed one dancing to flute-and-drum... [Details]

FacilityKennin-ji Temple

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

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Kennin-ji TempleThis temple was established by Eisaizenji upon returning to Japan from Sung China in the Muromachi period (1333-1573). It was the first Zen temple in Kyoto. Eisai is famous for introducing tea and the preparation method to Japan. Even to... [Details]

FacilityKitano-tenmangu Temple

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

  • Guide Dogs
  • Equipped with Slopes
  • Universal (Wheelchair Friendly) Toilets

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]

FacilityKiyomizu-dera Temple

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

  • Equipped with Slopes
  • Universal (Wheelchair Friendly) Toilets
  • Unevenness (five or more centimeters)
  • Guide Dogs
  • Stairs
  • Audio Guidance, Braille

Kiyomizu-dera TempleThis is said to have been opened by the Seii Taishogun (great general who subdues the barbarians) Sakanoue-no-Tamuramaro in the Heian period. There are approximately 30 main buildings and these were rebuilt at the start of the Edo period... [Details]

FacilityKonkaikomyo-ji Temple

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

  • Wheelchair Parking Spaces
  • Equipped with Slopes

It is said that the founder of the Jodo-shu sect of Buddhism, Honen Shonin (better known as Kurodani-san in Kyoto), opened this temple. In the grounds stands the Kumagaido hall that is connected to the Tale of the Heike, also there is a ... [Details]

FacilityNanzen-ji Temple

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

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Nanzen-ji TempleDuring Yoshimitsu Ashikaga's days in power, this temple held the highest status in Kyoto, presiding over the gozan temples (five great temples of Kyoto). The Hojo (national treasure), or abbots chambers, are divided into large and s... [Details]

FacilitySanjusangendo Temple

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

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  • Universal (Wheelchair Friendly) Toilets
  • Guide Dogs
  • Wheelchair Parking Spaces

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]

FacilitySanzen-in Temple

Category: Shrines, Temples | Shimogamo-jinja Shrine, Sanzen-in Temple, Kurama-dera Temple Environs

  • Universal (Wheelchair Friendly) Toilets
  • Partially Equipped with Slopes

In the Enryaku period (782-806), Saicho (founder of the Tendai sect) built a small thatched retreat in Ohara, which was the start of Sanzen-in and a link with the "east tower" (Enryaku-ji) of Mount Hiei. The main image is Yakus... [Details]

FacilityShokuku-ji Temple

Category: Shrines, Temples | Nijo Castle, Kyoto Gyoen (Imperial Gardens), Seimei-jinja Shrine Environs

  • Universal (Wheelchair Friendly) Toilets

This temple was built to the east of the residence (known as Hanagosho) belonging to Yoshimitsu Ashikaga (third shogun of the Muromachi Shogunate). Alas, lightening burned down the seven-tiered pagoda (109 meters tall) and flames of conf... [Details]