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

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Here you can find interesting sights in Uji, 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 5 sights are available in Uji, Japan.

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1. 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)

2. 橋寺放生院

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Release House is located in Yuzhi, Yuzhi City, Kyoto Prefecture (in Yuzhi Township, Yuzhi County, Mountain City in modern times). The mountain number is Yubaoshan. The temple number is Changguang Temple. This deity is Ksitigarbha Bodhisattva. The origin of the commonly known Bridge Temple (Chopsticks Temple) is that Yuji Bridge on the nearby Yuji River was once managed by the temple.

Wikipedia: 放生院 (宇治市) (JA)

3. 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)

4. 三室戸寺

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Sanshihu Temple is a temple in Biegeben Mountain, which is located in Yuzhi City, Kyoto Prefecture. The mountain is Star Mountain. This deity is Avalokitesvara with thousands of hands. No.10 Zhasuo, No.33 Institute of Western Countries.

Wikipedia: 三室戸寺 (JA)

5. Hōshōkan

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Byodo-in Hōshōkan is a history museum located on the grounds of Byodo-in Temple in Uji City, Kyoto Prefecture. It opened on March 1, 2001. It is touted as the first registered museum of a religious corporation.

Wikipedia: 平等院鳳翔館 (JA)

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