Established in 756 by Koro, believed to be one of the Chinese priests who accompanied Ganjin back to Japan, Enjo-ji is a ... More
Established in 756 by Koro, believed to be one of the Chinese priests who accompanied Ganjin back to Japan, Enjo-ji is a prominent temple on the Yagyu Road. The garden (Jodo sect style) was landscaped during the Fujiwara era, the pond representing Kannon's paradise in the south. In the Main Hall is an 1196 sculpture of Dainichi done by Unkei, a seated Amida dating to the Heian period and Kamakura period statues of the Four Heavenly Kings. Also noteworthy are two national treasures, Kasugado and the Hakusando, both Shinto shrines which were added in 1228.
The legacy of the Great Buddha and the Todai ji itself are reflections of Japan's admiration of the T'ang dynasty.
During the Nara era, the state used Buddhism to make a power statement. The Great Buddha Hall (Daibutsu den) ...
Our stately house is the perfect place from which to base your tour of Nara, Osaka, Kyoto, Hyogo, Mie and
Wakayama. Yougendo is a warm, welcoming guesthouse, situated in the very centre of the Kansai region.Large private grounds, immense ...
People\'s Inn Hanakomichi is in a very convenient spot, within walking distance to all the major attractions. It is only
1 min walk from Kintetsu Nara Station. Nara Park where over 2000 deer are living is 5 min from ...
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