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FacilitySanjusangen-do Temple

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

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

Sanjusangen-do TempleThe correct name of this temple is Rengeou-in. It was built by Taira-no-Kiyomori in the Heian period and given to Goshirakawahouou. At 120 meters from end to end, the main hall is long and narrow with 33 spaces between pillars along the ... [Details]

FacilitySanjusangendo Temple

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

  • Equipped with Slopes
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  • 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

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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]

FacilityTaizo-in Temple

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

  • Unevenness (five or more centimeters)
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Taizo-in TempleEstablished in 1404, this is an ancient leading temple in the grounds of Myoshinji. On the west side of the abbot's chambers there is the Motonobu garden, which is dry landscape garden built by the Muromachi-era artist Motonobu Kano... [Details]

FacilityTenryu-ji Temple

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

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

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]

FacilityTo-ji Temple

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

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

To-ji TempleThis temple is formally known as Kyooukoku-ji Temple, and was built to protect the nation when Emperor Kammu was establishing the capital in ancient Kyoto. In 823, it was handed into the care of the monk Kukai (later to be called Kobo Da... [Details]

FacilityToyokuni-jinja Shrine

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

Toyokuni-jinja ShrineThis shrine celebrates the life of Toyotomi Hideyoshi, and also is called Hokoku-san. Hideyoshi's burial was on top of Amidagamine on the Higashiyama range. The following year, a Shinto shrine was built on the hillside for him. Howe... [Details]

FacilityChion-in Temple

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

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

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]

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]