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

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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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]

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]

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

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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]

FacilityKiyomizu-dera Temple

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

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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

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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]

FacilityNinna-ji Temple

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

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Ninna-ji TempleNoted as a cherry blossom spot, this is the head temple of the Omuro School of the Shingon sect. Emperor Koukou started construction of the temple and his successor Emperor Uda completed it in 888. When Emperor Uda retired from the thron... [Details]