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

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]

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]

FacilityHonno-ji Temple

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

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Honno-ji TempleThis is the head temple of the Honmon school of the Hokke sect, and is famous as the temple where Nobunaga Oda was attacked by Mitsuhide Akechi and his troops, forcing Nobunaga to commit suicide. Back then, the temple was located further... [Details]

FacilityImakumano-jinja Shrine

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

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Imakumano-jinja Shrine Revered as one of the three major Kumano shrines in Kyoto, this shrine is dedicated to the divine spirit brought here from Kumano-no-Hongu (the Kumano main shrine). The name Imakumano means "new Kumano", which is probably a ref... [Details]

FacilityKamigamo-jinja Shrine

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

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This shrine's real name is Kamowake-Ikazuchi-jinja. It was registered as World Heritage Site in 1994. It is the oldest shrine in Kyoto, and has some 60 shaden (shrines) in the grounds. Every year on 15 May, the shrine holds the Aoi Matsu... [Details]

FacilityKinkaku-ji Temple

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

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This temple's formal name is Rokuon-ji, and it was built as a mountain retreat temple for Yoshimitsu Ashikaga, the third shogun to control the Muromachi Shogunate (1336-1573). The golden pavilion (Kinkaku) is a three-tiered structur... [Details]

FacilityKodai-ji Temple

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

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Kodai-ji TempleThis was opened for Toyotomi Hideyoshi's wife Kitanomandokoro (later called Kodaiin) to pray for the repose of Hideyoshi's soul. It is home to many important culture assets, such as the tea arbors Kasatei, Shiguretei and Kanget... [Details]

FacilityKosho-ji Temple

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

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Kosho-ji TempleKosho-ji Temple is the head temple of the Shinshu Kosho School founded by Shinran Shonin. The temple name takes its Chinese characters from the saying "tadashii-ho-wo-koshi-sakaesasu" (develop the true way) in acknowledgement o... [Details]

FacilityNishi-honganji Temple

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

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This is the head temple of the Jodo Shinshu Honganji School and it is often fondly referred to as Onishi-san. When the sect founder Shinran Shonin died, he was buried in a graveyard established at Otani on Higashiyama, but then enshrined... [Details]

FacilityRokudo Chinno-ji Temple

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

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Rokudo Chinno-ji TempleKnown affectionately as "Rokudo-san". This temple belongs to the Kenni-ji school of the Rinzai sect. The well here is well known as the one that Ono Takamura used to access the underworld. Also, this temple is famous for "... [Details]