Once an imperial palace (Himuro Gosho) became the head provincial nunnery. Hokke-ji was established as a convent in 747 by ... More
Once an imperial palace (Himuro Gosho) became the head provincial nunnery. Hokke-ji was established as a convent in 747 by Empress Komyo, who was the wife of Emperor Shomu. She had inherited the place from Fubito Fujiwara, her father. It is known both for its elegant garden and its national treasure, a 9th century Buddhist art masterpiece of an 11-headed Kannon, which is only on view three times per year.
This hotel is west of Suzaku mon Gate in lower Heijo kyo, in hilly area along Hanna Road. You can
enjoy Horai hot spring and Imperial cuisine 1300 years ago. In summer, you can enjoy swimming pool, too. We ...
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 ...
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