Originally built in the fourteenth century and moved to its present location after World War Two, the Nichiren affiliated ... More
Originally built in the fourteenth century and moved to its present location after World War Two, the Nichiren affiliated Myomanji has superb views of Mount Hiei. A modern copy of the stupa at Bodh Gaya, the place of the historical Buddha's enlightenment, stands in the tranquil grounds of raked gravel with a fine seated Buddha image within. There is an admission fee to enter the temple and garden, however you can enter the premises for free.
The place was trashy it was not at all worth my or my families time and money The people there were rude and i couldn't find anyone there who spoke a word of english.
The artificats could have been interesting but it was so incredibly crowded you could hardly move around.
Kinkaku ji is probably Kyoto's most famous and certainly most photographed temple garden. The three story Chinese Zen influenced Golden
Pavilion has delicately curving roofs and the walls and eaves of the second and third stories are covered with ...
The Main Exhibition Hall was built in 1895 in French Renaissance style and has been designated important cultural property together
with the original ticket counter, the main gate and the walls collectively named: "Former Imperial Museum of Kyoto." The ...
Byodoin, the temple pictured on the back of the JPY10 coin, is one of the few remaining edifices dating back
to the eleventh century Heian period. It was built to resemble a phoenix and a bronze pair of the ...