6 Sights in Kameoka, Japan (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Kameoka, Japan. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 6 sights are available in Kameoka, Japan.

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1. 野宮神社 (Nonomiya Shrine)

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野宮神社 (Nonomiya Shrine) nnh / Public domain

Nonomiya Shrine , or the Shrine in the Country, is a Shinto shrine in the Arashiyama district on the west side of the city of Kyoto in Kyoto prefecture, Japan, close to its bamboo forest. The specific site of the shrine changed somewhat over time, as the location of the shrine was fixed anew by divination when a new imperial priestess was to undergo purification before traveling to take up her duties at Ise Shrine.

Wikipedia: Nonomiya Shrine (EN)

2. 壇林寺

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Danrin-ji (檀林寺) was Japan's first Zen temple, founded in Saga, Kyōto by order of Tachibana no Kachiko during the Jōwa era. The temple was destroyed by fire in 928, but was restored, and during the Muromachi period the temple was designated as one of Kyōto's five great Buddhist nunneries. The temple eventually fell into disrepair, and in 1339 construction of Tenryū-ji began on its grounds.

Wikipedia: Danrin-ji (EN)

3. 鹿王院

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Luwangyuan is a single temple of Linji Sect located in Kitahiboro, Youjing District, Kyoto City. The mountain number is Juexiong Mountain. This deity is Sakyamuni. Kaiji (founder) is full of benefits and righteousness, and Kaishan (first generation abbot) is a wonderful way of spring house. This is a place of interest for watching red leaves.

Wikipedia: 鹿王院 (JA)

4. 小倉山

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Xiaocang Mountain is a mountain with an altitude of 296m located in Youjing District of Kyoto City. Located on the north bank of Guihe River, opposite Lanshan on the south bank. Sometimes it is also called Xiongzang Mountain, Xiaojieshan Mountain and Hidden Jieshan Mountain.

Wikipedia: 小倉山 (京都市) (JA)

5. 祇王寺

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祇王寺 じゃんもどき on Japanese Wikipedia / CC BY-SA 3.0

Gion King Temple is a Buddhist temple of Daigakuji Sect of True Word Sect located in Ao'e, Youjing District, Kyoto City. The temple itself is a nun. The mountain number is Takamatsuyama. The hospital number is the past hospital. This deity is the Tathagata of the Great Day.

Wikipedia: 祇王寺 (JA)

6. 直指庵(Jikishi-Ann)

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Jikishian (直指庵, Jikishi-an) is a temple of the Jōdo sect in Ukyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan. The name of the mountain is Xiangfeng Mountain. There is no temple name. The hon. Gentleman is Amida. It is also known as a hidden autumn foliage spot.

Wikipedia: 直指庵 (JA)

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