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1. Kyoto Imperial PalaceBook Ticket*
The Kyōto Imperial Palace is the former palace of the Emperor of Japan. Since the Meiji Restoration in 1869, the Emperors have resided at the Tokyo Imperial Palace, while the preservation of the Kyoto Imperial Palace was ordered in 1877. Today, the grounds are open to the public, and the Imperial Household Agency hosts public tours of the buildings several times a day.
2. Yasaka ShrineBook Ticket*
Yasaka Shrine , once called Gion Shrine , is a Shinto shrine in the Gion District of Kyoto, Japan. Situated at the east end of Shijō-dōri, the shrine includes several buildings, including gates, a main hall and a stage. The Yasaka shrine is dedicated to Susanoo as its chief kami, with his consort Kushinadahime on the east, and eight offspring deities on the west. The yahashira no mikogami include Yashimajinumi no kami, Itakeru no kami, Ōyatsuhime no kami, Tsumatsuhime no kami, Ōtoshi no kami, Ukanomitama no kami, Ōyatsuhiko no kami, and Suseribime no mikoto.
3. Soken-in temple
Sōken-in (総見院) is a sub-temple of Daitoku-ji, Kyoto, Japan. It was founded by Toyotomi Hideyoshi in 1582 as the mortuary temple of Oda Nobunaga. Hideyoshi granted the temple three hundred koku and staged his celebrated Daitoku-ji tea gathering on its grounds in 1585. During the early years of the Meiji period its precinct was demolished and its treasures relocated; Sōken-in was revived in 1926. The seated wooden statue of Oda Nobunaga of 1583, lacquered, with inlaid eyes and an inscription on the base, an Important Cultural Property, was returned in 1961. Nobunaga's funeral and Hideyoshi's foundation of the sub-temple 'with the very best wood available, a remarkable thing to see' was recounted by the Portuguese missionary Luís Fróis in his contemporary História de Japam.
4. Bukkoji Temple
Bukkō-ji , also known as the "Temple of the Buddha's Light", was originally named Kosho-ji, a Jōdo Shinshū temple in the Yamashina ward of Kyoto, which later moved to the heart of Kyoto. The temple was founded and officially opened by a disciple named Ryōgen in 1324, but by the 15th century, Bukkō-ji was the largest and most successful temple, and its network of branch temples extending throughout the provinces of western Japan. As a rival to the Hongan-ji, it received much criticism for its evangelical practices from Kakunyo the head of the Hongan-ji. Around 1481, however, Bukkō-ji became a subordinate temple to the Hongan-ji. Many of the Bukkō-ji's congregation thus became members of the Hongan-ji, thus greatly reducing the stature.
Sakuraya Bunko is located in Kita-ku, Kyoto City, and was established on March 25, 1940 for the purpose of preserving and opening to the public the former residence, painting room, works, and relics of Kijima Sakuratani (Kijima Sakuratani, 1877-1938), a Japan painter who was active from the end of the Meiji era to the early Showa period, as well as Sakuratani's collection, and supporting art researchers and artists. Heisei 25 (2013) It is approved as a public interest incorporated foundation Sakuraya Bunko. The location is Kyoto's Kinugasa Temple, which was called "Picture Painting Village" before the war.
Shōjō-in is a temple of the main temple of the Jodo sect located in Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto. The name is only the temple name, there is no mountain or temple name. The main statue is the image of the Supreme Man of the Law. It is one of the seven major main mountains of the Jodo sect and one of the four main mountains of Kyoto (Chion-in, Hyakumanchionji, and Kinkei Komyoji) of the same sect. According to the temple tradition, Ennin was founded by the edict of Emperor Seiwa in the Heian period. The 23rd temple of the 25th sacred site of the law. As of May 26, 2021 (Reiwa 3), the owner of the law is Mio Iida.
7. Shimadzu Foundation Memorial Museum
The Shimazu Foundation Memorial Museum is a museum located in Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture. Shimadzu Corporation opened it in 1975 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of its founding in memory of its founder, the first Shimazu Genzo. Consisting of the south wing (built in 1888) and the north wing (built in 1894), the building that was used as a residence and research institute in Shimadzu in the early days of its founding is preserved and opened to the public. Both the south and north wings are registered tangible cultural properties of Japan (registered in December 1999).
8. Salvation Army Kyoto Corps
A Salvation Army corps is a local church organization and physical place of worship in The Salvation Army. Like the Christian term "church" a corps includes both the physical building and the body of members who attend at the building. In keeping with Salvationist convention in using military terminology, corps are sometimes casually known as barracks. Traditionally many corps buildings are alternatively called temples or citadels, such as Openshaw Citadel. The Salvation Army also uses the more traditional term "church" for some local congregations and their buildings.
Anrakuji Temple is a Jodo sect temple located in Shikagaya Gosho no Dancho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto. The mountain number is Mt. Sumiren. The main statue is Amitabha Buddha. At the beginning of the Kamakura period, Sumirenbo (hereinafter referred to as Sumirenbo) and Anrakubo (hereinafter referred to as Anraku), disciples of the founder of the Pure Land sect, began with Soan, which was connected as a dojo for Senshunen Buddha. It is famous for its pumpkin memorial service in July to pray for protection from the wind. It is also known as Matsumushi Suzumushi-ji.
Ryōan-ji is a Zen temple located in northwest Kyoto, Japan. It belongs to the Myōshin-ji school of the Rinzai branch of Zen Buddhism. The Ryōan-ji garden is considered one of the finest surviving examples of kare-sansui, a refined type of Japanese Zen temple garden design generally featuring distinctive larger rock formations arranged amidst a sweep of smooth pebbles raked into linear patterns that facilitate meditation. The temple and its gardens are listed as one of the Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto, and as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
11. Seriyō-ji temple
Seiryō-ji (清凉寺) is a Buddhist temple in the Saga district of Ukyō-ku, Kyoto, Japan. It is also known as Saga Shaka-dō. It is devoted to the practice of Yuzu Nembutsu. Initially, the temple belonged to the Kegon sect; then it became a Pure Land temple. The honzon is an image of Gautama Buddha (Shaka-nyorai). The wooden statue is a National Treasure of Japan, and is an example of a hibutsu. Seiryō-ji also possesses National Treasure statues of the Amitābha (Amida) trinity, and other National Treasures and Important Cultural Properties.
The Kyoto Municipal Museum of School History is a museum located in Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. Until the 2010 (Heisei 22) academic year, it was operated by the Kyoto City Lifelong Learning Promotion Foundation, and from the 2011 (Heisei 23) academic year, it was operated by the Kyoto City Board of Education. In addition to the permanent collection centered on the former program elementary school, special exhibitions are held 4~5 times a year. The first director was Masaaki Ueda (~2005), and the current director was Atsuyuki Uemura.
13. Jojakkoji Temple
Jōjakōji Temple (常寂光寺) is a Nichiren Buddhist temple located in Kokura-cho, Saga-Kokurayama, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto. The mountain number is Mt. Ogura. The main statue is the Great Mandala of the Ten Worlds. The former main mountain is Daihonzan Honkokuji Temple (Rokujomon-ryu). Located on the slope of Mt. Ogura, which is chanted by 100 people and one head, you can overlook Sagano from the precincts, and more than 200 maple trees are planted in the garden of the precincts, and in autumn the entire mountain is enveloped in autumn leaves.
14. Site of Jurakudai palace
The Jurakudai or Jurakutei (聚樂第/聚楽第) was a palace constructed at the order of Toyotomi Hideyoshi in Kyoto, Japan. Construction began in 1586, when Hideyoshi had taken the post of Kampaku, and required nineteen months to complete. Its total area was almost equal to the Imperial Palace Enclosure. It was decorated exceptionally lavishly, but had thick walls and a moat more reminiscent of fortresses such as that at Osaka. It was located in present-day Kamigyō, on the site where the Imperial palace had stood in the Heian period.
Miyake-Hachimangū (三宅八幡宮) is a Shinto shrine, in Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan. The shrine is famous for worship to beneficial to children, such as baby colic, academic achievement, safe delivery of childbirth. Because Mushi was thought to cause baby colic, the shrine also has worship for power to expel Mushi. Therefore the shrine is so-called Mushi-hachiman (虫八幡). Recently, many pieces of large size of Ema was excavated, that represent worship to expel Mushi, and the Ema were designated as National Folk Cultural Properties.
16. Juko-in temple
Jukō-in (聚光院) is a sub-temple of Daitoku-ji, Kyoto, Japan. It was founded in 1566 as the mortuary temple of Miyoshi Nagayoshi. In 1589 Sen no Rikyū designated it as the mortuary temple for his family. The Hondō (1583) and chashitsu (1739) are Important Cultural Properties and the gardens have been designated a Place of Scenic Beauty. A painting of Miyoshi Nagayoshi (1566) has also been designated an Important Cultural Property. The temple also contains a great number of fusuma paintings done by Kanō Eitoku.
17. Kyoto International Manga Museum
The Kyoto International Manga Museum is located in Nakagyō-ku, Kyoto, Japan. The museum's collection includes approximately 300,000 items as of 2016, with 50,000 volumes of manga that can be accessed and read by visitors and approximately 250,000 items in its closed-stack collection, which can be accessed via a dedicated research room supported by reference facilities. Collected materials include Edo period woodblock prints, pre-war magazines, post-war rental books, and popular modern series from around the world.
18. Koho-an temple
Kohoan (孤篷庵) is a temple of the Rinzai sect located in Murasakino, Kita-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. It is the tower head of the Rinzai sect Daitokuji school Daitokuji Temple. It is located at the western end of the Daitokuji temple precincts, separate from other tower heads. The name "Solitude" means "one boat of the boat" and was given to him by Haruya Soen, where Kobori Masaichi (Enshu) studied. It is not open to the public, but there is a special opening for about 10 days once every few years.
19. Higashi Hongan-ji Temple
Higashi Hongan-ji (東本願寺), or, ″the Eastern Monastery of the Original Vow″, is one of two dominant sub-sects of Shin Buddhism in Japan and abroad, the other being Nishi Hongan-ji. It is also the name of the head temple of the Ōtani-ha branch of Jōdo Shinshū in Kyoto, which was most recently constructed in 1895 after a fire burned down the previous temple. As with many sites in Kyoto, these two complexes have more casual names and are known affectionately in Kyoto as Onissan and Ohigashisan .
The Mimizuka , an alteration of the original Hanazuka is a monument in Kyoto, Japan, dedicated to the sliced noses of killed Korean soldiers and civilians as well as Ming Chinese troops taken as war trophies during the Japanese invasions of Korea from 1592 to 1598. The monument enshrines the severed noses of at least 38,000 Koreans and over 30,000 Chinese killed during Toyotomi Hideyoshi's invasions. The shrine is located just to the west of Toyokuni Shrine, the Shinto shrine honoring Hideyoshi in Kyoto.
21. Myōshinji Temple
Myōshin-ji is a temple complex in Kyoto, Japan, and head temple of the associated branch of Rinzai Zen Buddhism. The Myōshin-ji school is by far the largest school in Rinzai Zen, approximately as big as the other thirteen branches combined: it contains within it about 3,400 temples throughout Japan, together with a handful overseas, of the approximately six thousand total Rinzai temples, and also has nineteen associated monasteries, of the total of forty monasteries and one nunnery.
22. Kan'non bosatsu
Guanyin is a Bodhisattva associated with compassion. She is the East Asian representation of Avalokiteśvara and has been adopted by other Eastern religions including Chinese folk religion. She was first given the appellation of "Goddess of Mercy" or "Mercy Goddess" by Jesuit missionaries in China. Guanyin is short for Guanshiyin, which means "[The One Who] Perceives the Sounds of the World." On the 19th day of the sixth lunar month, Guanyin's attainment of Buddhahood is celebrated.
23. Myoken-ji Temple
Miaoxian Temple is a temple located in the former town of Miaoxian Temple, Shangjing District, Kyoto City. The mountain is a foot mountain. This respect is the Three Treasures. There are nine courtyards in Tatou. Also known as "Four Seas Singing Guide" and "Four Doors Flow". Miaoxian Temple, Miaojue Temple and Liben Temple are called "Longhua Three Feet". Now he lives in the 68th century and Zhou Guanshou in Sichuan and Japan (Jinshan Jianshi Fayuan from Miaojue Temple in Benshan).
24. Yurinkan museum
The Yūrinkan Museum (有鄰館) or Fujii Saiseikai Yūrinkan (藤井斉成会有鄰館) is a private museum of East Asian art in Kyōto, Japan. Established in 1926 by entrepreneur and politician Fujii Zensuke (1860–1934), it is the second oldest private museum in Japan, after the Ōkura Shūkokan. The collection, particularly strong in Chinese art from the Shang to the Qing, includes one National Treasure and nine Important Cultural Properties.
25. Shunkouin temple
Shunkō-in is a Zen Buddhist temple in Kyoto, Japan and belongs to the Myōshin-ji school, which is the largest among 14 Japanese Rinzai Zen Buddhist schools. The temple was established in 1590 by Horio Yoshiharu, who was a feudal lord, or daimyō, of Matsue in present-day Shimane Prefecture. This temple houses important historical objects that reflect the multifaceted religious and artistic atmosphere in Japan from the sixteenth century onward.
Nichiren-ji (日體寺) or Nichitai-ji (日體寺) is a Nichiren Buddhist temple located in Kiyomizu, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. The mountain number is Mt. Josho. The former main mountain is Daihonzan Honkokuji Temple (Rokujōmon-ryū), Yūshi Hōen. One of the 12 Luoyang Zodiac Myōmi (巳の妙見大菩薩, known as Qingshui's Chintaku Myōmi). In the precincts is the grave of Tanaka Ogon, a painter of the Edo period.
Rokudou Jinkoji Temple (六道珍皇寺, Rokudou Chin no Uji) is a temple of the Rinzai sect Kenninji sect located in Komatsucho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto. The mountain number is Mt. Ōcamellia. The main statue is Yakushi Nyorai. It is known for the "Six Roads" of August 7-10, a well where Ono is said to have passed through the underworld. It is commonly known as "Rokumichi-san". This area is said to be the "Tsuji of the Six Paths".
28. Nonomiya Shrine
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.
29. Okuni Statue
Okuni was a Japanese shrine maiden who is believed to have invented the theatrical art form of kabuki. She is thought to have begun performing her new art style of "kabuki" theatre in the dry riverbed of the Kamo River in Kyoto. Okuni's troupe quickly gained immense popularity, and were known for their performers, who were often lower-class women Okuni had recruited to act in her all-female theatre group.
Mibu-dera (壬生寺) is a Buddhist temple in Nakagyō-ku, Kyoto. In the Middle Ages, the temple revived a performance created by the Yuzu Nembutsu monk Engaku known as the Dai Nembutsu Kyōgen. It is also known for having been affiliated with the Shinsengumi. The temple has taken on several other names such "Jizō-in (地蔵院)", "Hōdōsanmai-in (宝幢三昧寺)", and "Shinjōkō-in (心浄光院)."
Myōan-ji is a Buddhist temple located in Kyoto, Japan. Myōan-ji is a sub-temple of Tōfuku-ji, and contained within the larger Tōfuku-ji temple complex, located in Higashiyama ward. It is the former headquarters and the premier pilgrimage site of the Fuke sect of Rinzai Zen. The temple was founded by the komusō and Zen master Kichiku —in whose remembrance there is a small shrine contained within.
Entoku-in Temple is a temple of the Rinzai sect Kenninji sect located in Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto. The tower head of Kodaiji Temple. The main statue is Buddha. It is known that Toyotomi Hideyoshi's main chamber, Kita Seisho, was his home in his later years, and one theory says that it is the place where it ended. The three-sided Daikokuten in the collection is said to be Hideyoshi's remembrance Buddha.
33. Daisen-in temple
The Daisen-in (大仙院) is a sub-temple of Daitoku-ji, a temple of the Rinzai school of Zen in Buddhism, one of the five most important Zen temples of Kyoto. The name means "The Academy of the Great Immortals." Daisen-in was founded by the Zen priest Kogaku Sōkō , and was built between 1509 and 1513. The Daisen-in is noted for its screen paintings and for its kare-sansui, or dry landscape garden.
Raigo-in (来迎院) is a temple of the Shingon sect Senwakuji sect located in Yamauchi-cho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto. The mountain number is Mt. Meio. The main statue is Amitabha Buddha. The tower head of Senjōji Temple. It is also called the forbidden Bodhidharma Senwaku-ji Betsuto, and the Mitera Betsuto-in ("Miji" means Senjō-ji). Izumiyama Seven Lucky God Tour No. 4 (Hobukuson) Ticket Office.
Mount Yoshida (吉田山, Yoshida-yama) is an isolated hill located in Yoshida Kaguraoka-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. Other names are Kaguraoka and Kaguragaoka, and historically it was called Kaguraoka instead of Mount Yoshida. It is located in the northeastern part of the Kyoto Basin and has an altitude of 105m. It is said to be included in the 36 peaks of Higashiyama.
Hōrin-ji is a Shingon Buddhist temple in Arashiyama, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. The honorary sangō prefix is Chifuku-san (智福山). The temple is said to have been constructed by Gyōki in 713 AD, and was originally named Kadonoi-dera (葛井寺). It is dedicated to Ākāśagarbha(Sanskrit:आकाशकर्भ,Japanese:虚空蔵:kokūzō) the bodhisattva of the boundless space.
Dasheng Temple is a single temple of Linji Sect located in Shangjing District of Kyoto City. The mountain name is Yuesong Mountain. This deity is Sakyamuni. Also known as Imperial Temple Imperial Office, it is a Nimenji temple related to the royal family of heaven, where 24 princes served as abbots in past dynasties. It occupies a part of the former site of the Muromachi shogunate.
Today, Kannonji Kumano is a temple of Quanyongsi Sect, located in Yamauchi Town, Quanyongsi, Dongshan District, Kyoto City. Tower head of Quanyong Temple in Zongben Mountain. The mountain number is New Na Zhi Mountain. This reverence is an eleven-sided Guanyin. The official temple name is Kannonji. Xiguo 33 Institute No.15 Zasuo. No.19 Zhasuo, 33 Guanyin Lingchang, Luoyang.
Changlin Temple is a pure land temple located in Xialiu Town, Tanaka, Zuojing District, Kyoto City. The mountain number is Guangming Mountain and the courtyard number is Intake Courtyard. It is adjacent to Changde Temple in the north and Zhengding Courtyard in the south and is called Shachuan Sanxuan Temple. In Kyoto, it has been known as "the original" since ancient times.
40. 漢検 漢字博物館・図書館 漢字ミュージアム
The Kanji Museum (漢字ミュージアム, Kanji myūjiamu), officially named Japan Kanji Museum & Library (漢検 漢字博物館・図書館, Kanken kanji hakubutsukan toshokan), is a museum located in Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto, Japan. Open since June 2016, it is entirely dedicated to Chinese characters that structure part of the written form of the Japanese language.
Nanzen-ji , or Zuiryusan Nanzen-ji, formerly Zenrin-ji , is a Zen Buddhist temple in Kyoto, Japan. Emperor Kameyama established it in 1291 on the site of his previous detached palace. It is also the headquarters of the Nanzen-ji branch of Rinzai Zen. The precincts of Nanzen-ji are a nationally designated Historic Site and the Hōjō gardens a Place of Scenic Beauty.
42. Ichitani Munakata Shrine
Ichitani Munakata Shrine (櫟谷宗像神社, Ichitani Munakata Jinja) is a Shinto shrine located in Arashiyama Nakaoshitamachi, Nishikyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. Two shrines, Ichitanisha and Munakatasha, are enshrined in one hall, and Ichitanisha is a Shikinai shrine, and now both companies together are regent shrines of Matsuo Taisha Shrine.
43. Sennyū-ji Temple
Sennyū-ji (泉涌寺), formerly written as Sen-yū-ji (仙遊寺), is a Buddhist temple in Higashiyama-ku in Kyoto, Japan. For centuries, Sennyū-ji has been a mausoleum for noble families and members of the Imperial House of Japan. Located within the temple grounds are the official tombs of Emperor Shijō and many of the emperors who came after him.
44. Former Imperial Villa Nijō Castle
Nijō Castle is a flatland castle in Kyoto, Japan. The castle consists of two concentric rings (Kuruwa) of fortifications, the Ninomaru Palace, the ruins of the Honmaru Palace, various support buildings and several gardens. The surface area of the castle is 275,000 square metres, of which 8,000 square metres (86,000 sq ft) is occupied by buildings.
45. Nanzen-in Temple
South Monastery is a temple of Linjizong Nanzenji Sect located in Fudi Town, Nanzenji, Zuojing District, Kyoto City. Tower head of Nanzenji in Daboshan. This statue is the statue of Guishan Dharma Emperor. It is called the birthplace of Nanzenji. In front of the door, there is a waterway pavilion built as a part of the drainage project of Biwa Lake.
Seiganji Temple (誓ganji) is a temple of the Jodo sect Nishiyama Fukakusa sect located in Shinkyogoku-dori, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto. The mountain number is Fukakusayama. The main statue is Amitabha Buddha. The main hall also enshrines the 11-sided Kannon of No. 15 of the 33 places in New West Country and No. 2 of the 33 Kannon Sacred Sites in Luoyang.
Yangyuan Hospital is a temple of Pure Land True Sect, located in 33 Tanghui Town, Dongshan District, Kyoto City. The mountain number is Nancuo Mountain. This deity is Amitabha Buddha. Located opposite the east of 33 Hall. The temple name of Yangyuan Hospital is taken from the courtyard number of Asai Changzheng. It turned out to be Tiantai Sect.
48. Koto-in temple
Kōtō-in (高桐院) is a sub-temple of Daitoku-ji, Kyoto, Japan. It was founded by Hosokawa Tadaoki. There is a teahouse, the Shōkō-ken, and the gardens are celebrated for their momiji. A pair of Southern Song monochrome hanging scrolls with landscape have been designated a National Treasure. Many other works are aired annually in October.
49. Rokuoin temple
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.
Chūgenji (中源寺) is a temple of the Jodo sect located in Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto. The mountain number is Mt. Jufuku. The main statue is Jizo Bodhisattva. It is also called Meyami Jizo and is believed to have a spiritual test for eye diseases. Kannon-do (本尊, Senju Kannon) is the 16th temple of the 33-sho Kannon Sacred Site in Luoyang.
Imagi Shrine (Imagi Shrine) is a shrine (Royal Spirit Society) located in the garden of Youjing District, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture. In the past, it was also called only Garden Club and Garden Club. The company level is the old village community. Earth-producing gods in gardens in Youjing District and Taiqin Anjing in Youjing District.
Qingheyuan is a temple of Zhishan Sect of Zhenyan Sect located in Guanyin Town, Shangjing District, Kyoto City. The mountain number is Kawasaki Mountain. This deity is Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva (also known as Qinghe Ksitigarbha or Jade Ksitigarbha). The main hall also enshrines the holy Guanyin of 33 Guanyin Spiritual Fields in Luoyang.
Yongfu Temple is a temple of Xishan Deep Grass Sect of Pure Land Sect located in the east side town of Octopus Pharmacist in Xinjingji, Zhongjing District, Kyoto City. The mountain number is Jingliuli Mountain. This deity is a pharmacist Tathagata (octopus pharmacist). Commonly known as octopus pharmacist hall or octopus pharmacist.
Yusuo Bata Palace is a shrine located in Zhongjing District of Kyoto City. The old community is a village community. It is said that it was advised by Zuli Zunshi. From Zunshi's ring name, it is called the Bata Palace of Waiting Courtyard, and it is also called the Bata Palace of Takakura, Mr. Bata of Yuchi, and Bata of Worm (Bug).
55. Sho-koku-ji temple
Shōkoku-ji (相国寺), formally identified as Mannen-zan Shōkoku Shōten Zenji (萬年山相國承天禅寺), is a Buddhist temple in northern Kyoto, first founded in 1382 by Ashikaga Yoshimitsu, with the existing temple complex having undergone several periods of extensive reconstruction and rebuilding in the succeeding eras.
Fukushoji Temple is a temple of the Shingon sect Zentsuji sect located in Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto. The mountain number is Bamboo Forest Mountain. The main statue is Yakushi Nyorai. It is commonly known as "Mineyakushi" and "Gourd Temple". In the main hall, the sacred Kannon of the Luoyang 33 Kannon Sacred Site No. 29 is also enshrined.
57. Ryozen Kannon Temple
The Ryōzen Kannon (霊山観音) is a war memorial commemorating the dead of the Pacific War located in Eastern Kyoto. The concrete and steel statue of the Bodhisattva Avalokiteśvara (Kannon) was built by Hirosuke Ishikawa and unveiled on 8 June 1955. The statue is 24 m (80 ft) high and weighs approximately 500 tons.
58. Maruyama Park
Maruyama Park is a park in Kyoto, Japan. It is noted as the main center for cherry blossom viewing in Kyoto, and can get extremely crowded at that time of year (April). The park's star attraction is a weeping cherry tree (shidarezakura) which becomes lit up at night. It also becomes busy in the New Year's Eve Festivals.
59. Shinju-an temple
Shinjuan (真珠庵) is located in Murasakino, Kita-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture, and is the tower head of Daitokuji Temple, the main temple of the Rinzai sect. It is a temple related to Ikkyu Buddhism, which is famous as an unconventional Zen monk. It is usually closed to the public, except during special releases.
60. Anyo Temple
Anyoji Temple is a temple of Tokimune located in Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto. The mountain number is Jienzan. The main statue is Amitabha Buddha. It is located at the foot of Higashiyama Mountain in the Kyoto Basin, in the northeast corner of Maruyama Park. It is also said to be a Yoshimizu Soan related to Shinran saints.
Gyoganji is a temple of the Tendai sect located in Gyoganji Monzencho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto. The mountain number is Reiyuzan. The main statue is Senju Kannon. It is commonly known as Kodo. Nishikoku Sanjusansho No. 19. Luoyang 33 Guanyin Sacred Site No. 4. It is the only nunnery in the 33 places in the western country.
Anshoin is a Jodo sect temple located in Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto. The mountain number is Higashiyama. The main statue is Amitabha Buddha. The Jizo statue enshrined in the Jizodo in the precincts is said to be fulfilled if you pray for a fixed number of days, and is called Higirijizo. Luoyang Rokuamitabha Tour No. 4.
Tōji-in (等持院) is a Buddhist temple of the Rinzai Tenryū sect located in Kita Ward, Kyoto, Japan, and one of two funeral temples (bodaiji) dedicated to Ashikaga Takauji, first shōgun of the Ashikaga dynasty. Its main object of worship is Shakyamuni, and its honorary sangō prefix is Mannenzan (萬年山).
64. 一切経山 金剛寺
Kongoji Temple is a Jodo sect temple located in Gokkencho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto. The main temple is Chion-in. The mountain number is all Keizan. It originated from the Amida Hall, which was opened by Gyoki in the Zenkei Valley of Mount Higashiiwakura during the Tenpei period. The main statue is Amitabha Buddha.
Jodoin is a Jodo sect temple located in Ginkakuji-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto. The mountain number is Qingtai Mountain. The main statue is Amitabha Buddha. It is also called "Capital Temple" because it manages one of the Five Mountains Fire, "Capital Letter". It is adjacent to the north of Jishoji Temple (Ginkakuji).
Kaikoji Temple (戒光寺) is a quasi-special temple of the Shingon sect Senjōji school located in Yamauchi-cho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto. The tower head of Senjyoji Temple. The mountain number is Higashiyama. The main statue is Buddha. The official name is Kyokoritsuji Temple. He is also known as Joroku-san.
Myorenji Temple is located in Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture, and is the main temple of the Honmon Hokke sect. The mountain number is Ubokusan. There are 8 temples (Ekoin, Gyokuryuin, Honkoin, Enjoin, Kenjuin, Jishuin, Honmyōin, and Jōjuin). The temple crest has three autumn leaves in a circle.
68. Arashiyama Bamboo Grove
Bamboo Forest, Arashiyama Bamboo Grove or Sagano Bamboo Forest, is a natural forest of bamboo in Arashiyama, Kyoto, Japan. The forest consists mostly of Moso Bamboo and consists of several pathways for tourists and visitors. The Ministry of the Environment considers it a part of the soundscape of Japan.
69. Monkey Park Iwatayama
Iwatayama Monkey Park is a commercial park located in Arashiyama in Kyoto, Japan. The park is on Mt Arashiyama, on the opposite side of the Ōi River as the train station. It is inhabited by a troop of over 120 Japanese macaque monkeys. The animals are wild but can be fed food purchased at the site.
70. Zuihō-in temple
Zuihoin (瑞峯院) is a temple of the Rinzai sect Daitokuji sect located in Murasakino Daitokuji-cho, Kita-ku, Kyoto. The tower head of Daitokuji Temple. The mountain number is Longbo Mountain. The main statue is Guanyin Bodhisattva. In the precincts are the graves of Mr. and Mrs. Yoshizhen Otomo.
Shakuzoji Temple is a temple of the Jodo sect located in Kamigyo Ward, Kyoto. The mountain number is Karyuzan. The main statue is Jizo Bodhisattva (Nail Extraction Jizo). The detailed name is Ieryuzan Komyō Henshōin Stone Statue Temple. Locally, it is known for its so-called nail extraction jizo.
Sumiya was originally a yōya (restaurant, feast facility) that was operating in Shimabara Hanagai (now Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto City). The building has been designated as an important cultural property of the country and has been open to the public as the "Kadoya Hospitality Culture Museum" since 1998.
73. Ninna-ji temple
Ninna-ji is the head temple of the Omuro school of the Shingon Sect of Buddhism. Located in western Kyoto, Japan, it was first founded in AD 888 by Emperor Uda, and was later reconstructed in the 17th century. It is part of the Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
74. Higashiyama Mount Peak Park
Dongshan Peak Park is a park located on Dongshan on the east side of Kyoto Basin on the boundary between Dongshan District and Shanke District of Kyoto Prefecture. With the opening of Dongshan Highway in 1960, it was opened as a park with a view of the prospect space of Kyoto City Street.
Daitoku-ji is a Buddhist temple, one of fourteen autonomous branches of the Rinzai school of Japanese Zen. It is located in Kita-ku, Kyoto, Japan. The "mountain name" (sangō) by which it is known is Ryūhōzan (龍宝山). The Daitoku-ji temple complex today covers more than 23 hectares.
76. Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art
The Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art is one of the oldest art museums in Japan. It is located in Okazaki Park in Sakyō-ku, Kyoto, and opened in 1928 as a commemoration of Emperor Hirohito's coronation ceremony as it was initially called the Shōwa Imperial Coronation Art Museum of Kyoto.
Kamigoryo Shrine (上御霊神社, Kamigoryōjinja) is a Shinto shrine located in Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto. The former company is a prefectural shrine. The company name Kamimyo Shrine corresponds to Shimogoryo Shrine, and the official name of the religious corporation is now "Misu Shrine".
78. Taizouin temple
Taizō-in (退蔵院) is the oldest sub-temple of the Myōshin-ji Rinzai Zen Buddhist temple, situated in the northwest of Kyoto, Japan. It was founded by Zen priest Muinsoin in 1404. The original temple buildings were burned during the Ōnin War (1467-1477), and were later rebuilt.
79. Rengeji Temple
Rengeji Temple (蓮華寺) is a temple of the Shingon sect of the Gomuro sect located in Omuro-dai, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto. The mountain number is Gochisan. The main statue is Amitabha Buddha. It is known for the method of sealing cucumbers to contain plague and pray for healing of illness.
Tōfuku-ji (東福寺) is a Buddhist temple in Higashiyama-ku in Kyoto, Japan. Tōfuku-ji takes its name from two temples in Nara, Tōdai-ji and Kōfuku-ji. It is one of the Kyoto Gozan or "five great Zen temples of Kyoto". Its honorary sangō prefix is Enichi-san (慧日山).
Hosshō-ji was a Buddhist temple in northeastern Kyoto, Japan, endowed by Emperor Shirakawa in fulfillment of a sacred vow. The temple complex was located east of the Kamo River in the Shirakawa district; and its chief architectural feature was a nine-storied octagonal pagoda.
82. Narasaki Ryō
Narasaki Ryō was a Japanese woman and the wife of Sakamoto Ryōma, an architect of the Meiji Restoration. She is commonly called Oryō (お龍) in Japan. After the death of her first husband, she married the merchant Nishimura Matsubē and was renamed to Nishimura Tsuru .
83. Hokanji Temple
The Yasaka Pagoda , also known as Tower of Yasaka and Yasaka-no-to, is a Buddhist pagoda located in Kyoto, Japan. The 5-story tall pagoda is the last remaining structure of a 6th-century temple complex known as Hōkan-ji Temple. The pagoda is a popular tourist attraction.
Myōdenji (妙傳寺, Myōdenji) is the main temple of the Nichiren sect located in Kitamonzen-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. The mountain number is Mount Hokyo. There are five tower heads (Myōshaku-in, Enryū-in, Ryuyu-in, Honko-in, and Gyōju-in).
85. Lake Biwa Canal Museum of Kyoto
The Lake Biwa Canal Memorial Museum is a memorial hall located in Sakyo Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture. Opened on August 9, 1989. It was opened by Kyoto City to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the completion of the Lake Biwa Canal connecting Lake Biwa and Kyoto.
86. Hoshun-in temple
Hōshun-in (芳春院) is a temple of the Rinzai sect Daitokuji sect located in Murasakino, Kita-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. It is the tower head of Daitokuji Temple. It is the northernmost of the tower heads of Daitokuji Temple. It is usually not public.
87. Shinsho-gokuraku-ji Temple (Shinnyo-do)
Shinshōgokuraku-ji (真正極楽寺) or Shinnyo-dō (真如堂) is a Buddhist Tendai temple in Kyoto. It was established in 984 AD by the monk Kaisan, who was originally from Enryaku-ji. The word gokuraku in its name refers to Sukhāvatī, the Pure Land of the West.
Shangpin Liantai Temple is a temple of Zhishan Sect of True Word Sect located in Shierfang Town, Ziye, Shibei District, Kyoto. The mountain number is Lotus Jinbaoshan. The hospital number is Jiupin Samadhi Hospital. This deity is an extended Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva.
89. 無鄰菴 Murin-an Villa
Murin-an (無鄰菴) is a Japanese garden in Kyoto, owned by political and military leader Gensui Prince Yamagata Aritomo, designed by Ogawa Jihei and built between 1894 and 1898. It is an example of a classical Japanese promenade garden of the Meiji Period.
Injōji Temple is a temple of the Koyasan Shingon sect located in Enma-mae-cho, Senbon-dori, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto. The mountain number is Komyōzan. The main statue is Enma King. It is commonly known as Senbon Emmado. He is known for his spring nenbutsu kyogen.
91. Fukuda Art Museum
Futian Art Museum is a private art museum located in Youjing District, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture. It will open on October 1, 2019. Futian Art Revitalization Consortium, a general consortium, collects, displays and operates Futian Yoshitaka's collections.
92. Kyusho-in Temple
Zenkyoan (禅居庵) is a temple of the Rinzai sect Kenninji sect located in Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto. The tower head of Kenninji Temple. The main statue is the Holy Kannon Bodhisattva. It is known as a temple that enshrines the secret Buddha Mauri Shiten.
93. Nyakuoji-jinja Shrine
Kumano Wakoji Shrine is a shrine located in Wakoji -cho, Sakyo -ku, Kyoto. The old business is a village shrine. It was once a guardian company in Zenrinji. It is at the southern end of the philosophy road. Known as Wakoji Shrine. One of Kyoto Mikumano.
Honryū-ji Temple (本隆寺) is the head temple of the Hokke-sect, located in Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto. The mountain number is Huiguang Mountain. There are 8 tower heads (Koko-in, Gyokuju-in, Honjo-in, Shoju-in, Gyokuho-in, Honjuin, Seomyo-in, and Keisei-in).
Xinshankuang Temple is a temple of Quanyong Temple Sect of True Word Sect located in Dongshan District of Kyoto City. One of the towers in Quanyong Temple is Amitabha Tathagata. The seven blessings of Quanshan cruise around Fanwai (love dyed Ming Wang).
96. Sugawarain Tenmangu Shrine
Sugawarain Tenmangu Shrine (菅原院天満宮神社, Sugawara-in Tenmangu Jinja) is a Shinto shrine located in Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto. The former shrine is a village shrine. Kanko Seiseki 25 Worship No. 1 Temple. Commonly known as Karasuma no Tenjin.
Hōon-in (法音院) is a temple of the Shingon sect Senjōji school located in Yamauchi-cho, Senkeji, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto. The tower head of Senjyoji Temple. The main statue is the Void Searching Kannon. Luoyang 33 Guanyin Sacred Site No. 25.
Jōkōji Temple is a Shingon Buddhist temple located in Minami-ku, Kyoto. The mountain number is Zuihozan. The main statue is Senju Kannon. In the historical name, it is also written as Jokoji Temple. Luoyang 33 Guanyin Sacred Ground No. 22.
Honmanji Temple (本満寺) is a temple of the main temple of Nichiren Buddhism located in Kamigyo Ward, Kyoto City. The mountain number is Guangfu Mountain (広宣流布山). The main statue is the Ten Realms Mandala. There are four towers.
Xiyunyuan is a temple located in Heigu Town, Zuojing District, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture. This is the tower head of Jinjie Guangming Temple (commonly known as Mr. Heigu) in Daben Mountain of Pure Land Sect. The temple name is Ziyunshi.
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