9 Sights in Uji, Japan (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Uji, Japan. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 9 sights are available in Uji, Japan.

Sightseeing Tours in Uji

1. 此の附近 金色院

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Shirakawa Kinkoin Temple was a temple located in Shirakawa, Uji City, Kyoto Prefecture. It was built in 1102 by Hiroko Shijomiya, the daughter of Fujiwara Yorimichi, as the inner temple of Byodo-in, so it is also called Shirakawa Bessho. It was destroyed by arson in 1460, and although it was rebuilt, it was abandoned due to the abolition of Buddhism in the Meiji era. Excavations have been carried out by Uji City since 1993, and the Somon gate and the nine-storied stone pagoda still exist.

Wikipedia: 白川金色院 (JA)

2. Ujigami Shrine

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The Ujigami Shrine is a Shinto shrine in the city of Uji, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. The shrine was built as a guardian shrine for the nearby Byōdō-in, and is adjacent to the Uji Shrine. In 1994, it was registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site as one of the "Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto". The honden and haiden have been designated by the Agency for Cultural Affairs as National Treasures in the category shrines.

Wikipedia: Ujigami Shrine (EN)

3. 恵心院

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恵心院Vitalie Ciubotaru 16:41, 4 March 2009 (UTC) / CC BY-SA 3.0

Eshin-in Temple is a temple of the Chizan school of the Shingon sect located in Uji City, Kyoto Prefecture. Its sango (literally, "mountain name"), which is the title prefixed to the name of a Buddhist temple, is Asahiyama. Its principal image is Juichimen Kannon (Eleven-faced Kannon). It is located upstream of Uji-bashi Bridge located on the Uji-gawa River. It is known as 'Hana no dera' (Temple of flowers).

Wikipedia: 恵心院 (JA)

4. 橋寺放生院

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Hojobin is a temple of the Shingon Ritsu sect located in Uji, Uji City, Kyoto Prefecture (in the early modern period, in Uji Town, Uji District, Yamashiro Province). The name of the mountain is Uhozan. The name of the temple is Jokoji. The honzon is Jizo Bodhisattva. The origin of the common name "Hashidera" is due to the fact that the temple once managed the Uji Bridge over the nearby Uji River.

Wikipedia: 放生院 (宇治市) (JA)

5. 興聖寺

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Kōshō-ji is a Sōtō Zen in temple in Japan. It bears an abbreviated form of the name of the temple established by Eihei Dōgen in Kyoto, Kōshōhōrin-ji, but it was established four centuries after that temple was destroyed, and in a different location.

Wikipedia: Kōshō-ji (Uji) (EN)

6. Manpukuji temple

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Manpukuji temple

Ōbaku-san Manpuku-ji is a Buddhist temple located in Uji, Kyoto. It is the head temple of the Japanese Ōbaku Zen sect, named after Wanfu Temple in Fujian, China. The mountain is likewise named after Mount Huangbo, where the Chinese temple is situated.

Wikipedia: Manpuku-ji (EN), Website

7. Hakusan Jinja Shrine

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Hakusan Jinja is a shrine located in Shirakawa Shaba, Uji City, Kyoto Prefecture. As a guardian of Kinkin -in, he began to recommend Kaga's Hakusan God in 1146 (Kuya 2). Kinkinin declined after burning and rebuilding, but Hakusan Shrine remained.

Wikipedia: 白山神社 (宇治市) (JA)

8. Hōshōkan Museum

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Byodo -in Hoshokan is a historical museum on the site of Byodo -in Temple in Uji City, Kyoto Prefecture. It opened on March 1, 2001. It is claimed to be a comprehensive registration museum, which is the first religious corporation.

Wikipedia: 平等院鳳翔館 (JA)

9. Naogyo-ji

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Hyung Temple (じきぎううじ) and Yuji, Kyoto City, Yuji Zheng Temple. Mountain of Mountain. July's Ground ENTIFICATION,ほうろじじいる Old Ben Mountain Yu Temple (four gates), Yu Yuan (Yongyuan Association).

Wikipedia: 直行寺 (宇治市) (JA)


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