KYOTO TEMPLES

Kyoto Temples - Guide to Kyoto Temples including interactive map, Kyoto Temple pictures and extensive articles on Kyoto Temples. There are over 1600 temples in Kyoto.

Kyoto features many of the best Japanese temples in Japan including World Heritage Sites (highlighted in yellow), National Treasures and Important Cultural Properties. Many of these Kyoto temples feature some best Japanese gardens found any where.

Each Kyoto Temple listed has a map of its location on its individual page or you can use the Kyoto map to see the location of all the listed Kyoto Temples.

Kyoto Temples

Kyoto Temples - Byodoin Temple

Anrakuji Temple

Anrakuji Temple
Anrakuji Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is very popular in cherry blossom season, early summer for its azaleas and its Autumn leaves of red and orange. Anrakuji Temple Kyoto is along Kyo...

Bokugoan

Bokugoan
Bokugoan, also known as Ho-o-ji Temple, is a Buddhist temple that was originally established in Nagaokakyo-shi in the 6th century. Bokugoan was moved several times before 1888, when it was p...

Byodoin Temple

Byodoin Temple
Byodoin Temple is a famous Buddhist temple which appears on the 10 Yen coin. Byodoin Temple is in tea making area of Uji near Kyoto. Byodoin Temple is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and forms ...

Chion-in Temple

Chion-in Temple
Chion-in Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is the head temple for the Buddhist sect of Jodo Shu (Pure Land) and was established by Honen in 1234. Chion-in Temple is within a large compound ...

Chishakuin Temple

Chishakuin Temple
Chishakuin Temple is a Buddhist temple of the Shingon sect which was moved from Wakayama to the Higashiyama area of Kyoto in 1585. Chishakuin Temple is the first temple on the Kyoto Jusan Bu...

Chisho-in Temple

Chisho-in Temple
Chisho-in Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is one of the thirty eight sub temples of Myoshinji Temple which is within the large Myoshinji Temple complex in north eastern Kyoto. Unfortunate...

Choko-in Temple

Choko-in Temple
Choko-in Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is one of the thirty eight sub temples of Myoshinji Temple which is within the large Myoshinji Temple complex in north eastern Kyoto. Unfortunatel...

Chorakuji Temple

Chorakuji Temple
Chorakuji Temple is a Buddhist temple in the Higashiyama Ward in Kyoto. Chorakuji Temple is famous for its bright red and orange leaves in Autumn. Chorakuji Temple was established in 805AD b...

Choukei-in Temple
Choukei-in Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is one of the thirty eight sub temples of Myoshinji Temple which is within the large Myoshinji Temple complex in north eastern Kyoto. Unfortunat...

Daigoji Temple

Daigoji Temple
Daigoji Temple is famous for its five storied pagoda, cherry blossom viewing in spring and a traditional Japanese garden. Daigoji Temple is part of a large Japanese Temple complex and is a d...

Daiho-in Temple
Daiho-in Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is one of the thirty eight sub temples of Myoshinji Temple which is within the large Myoshinji Temple complex in north eastern Kyoto. Unfortunatel...

Daiji-in Temple
Daiji-in Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is a Buddhist temple, which is a sub temple of Daitokuji Temple and is within the same compound in Kyoto....

Daikakuji Temple

Daikakuji Temple
Daikakuji Temple is a Buddhist temple of the Esoteric sect, in Saga Kyoto, which was once a detached palace belonging to Emperor Saga. In 876AD it was converted to a temple by his daughter E...

Daiko-in Temple
Daiko-in Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is a sub temple of Daitokuji Temple and is within the same compound in Kyoto....

Dairyu-in Temple

Dairyu-in Temple
Dairyu-in Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is one of the thirty eight sub temples of Myoshinji Temple which is within the large Myoshinji Temple complex in north eastern Kyoto. Unfortunate...

Daisenin Temple

Daisenin Temple
Daisenin Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is a sub temple of Daitokuji Temple and is within the same compound in Kyoto. Daisenin Temple is famous for its rock garden, which is a designated...

Daishin-in Temple

Daishin-in Temple
Daishin-in Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is one of the thirty eight sub temples of Myoshinji Temple which is within the large Myoshinji Temple complex in north eastern Kyoto. Daishin-in...

Daitokuji Temple

Daitokuji Temple
Daitokuji Temple is a large temple complex with 22 sub-temples including some with famous Japanese gardens. Daitokuji Temple is well known and recognised for its beauty and is a designated S...

Daitsu-in Temple

Daitsu-in Temple
Daitsu-in Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is one of the thirty eight sub temples of Myoshinji Temple which is within the large Myoshinji Temple complex in north eastern Kyoto. Unfortunate...

Daiyu-in Temple

Daiyu-in Temple
Daiyu-in Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is one of the thirty eight sub temples of Myoshinji Temple which is within the large Myoshinji Temple complex in north eastern Kyoto. Unfortunatel...

Dojuin Temple

Dojuin Temple
Dojuin Temple is a Buddhist temple in Kyoto, which is a sub temple of Tofukuji Temple. Dojuin Temple features a moss garden....

Eikando Zenrin-ji Temple

Eikando Zenrin-ji Temple
Eikando Zenrinji Temple is a Buddhist temple, in Kyoto, which is famous for its bright red and orange Autumn leaves and for its prominence in the past as a center of learning. Eikando Zenrin...

Enjoji Temple
Enjoji Temple is a Buddhist temple that was established by Monk Nichinin in 1630. The object of enshrinement at Enjoji Temple is a two meter tall Iwato-Myoken-Daibosatsu (bodhisattva) with a...

Entsuji temple
Entsuji temple is a Buddhist temple of the Renzai sect which is famous for its Japanese gardens including one featuring the borrowed landscape style . Entsuji temple was established in 1678 ...

Eshin-in Temple
Eshin-in Temple is a Buddhist temple, that was originally established by Kobo Daishi under the name of Ryusenji Temple on its current location on the eastern bank of the Uji River in Uji (Ky...

Fukuju-in Temple
Fukuju-in Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is one of the thirty eight sub temples of Myoshinji Temple which is within the large Myoshinji Temple complex in north eastern Kyoto. Unfortunate...

Funda-in Temple
Funda-in Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is a sub temple of Tofukuji Temple and within the same complex in Kyoto. Funda-in Temple is famous for its dry landscape Japanese garden which was...

Genko-an Temple

Genko-an Temple
Genko-an Temple is a Buddhist temple of the Soto sect of Zen Buddhism in the Kita Ward of Kyoto. Genko-an Temple is famous for its two windows that look out at the temple's Japanese garden. ...

Ginkakuji Temple - Silver Pavilion

Ginkakuji Temple - Silver Pavilion
Ginkaku-ji - Silver Pavilion is a Buddhist temple, that was built in the style of the Golden Pavilion, but was never completed with a matching cover of silver. Ginkaku-ji features some of th...

Gyokurin-in Temple
Gyokurin-in Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is a sub temple of Daitokuji Temple and is within the same compound in Kyoto....

Gyokuryu-in Temple

Gyokuryu-in Temple
Gyokuryu-in Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is one of the thirty eight sub temples of Myoshinji Temple which is within the large Myoshinji Temple complex in north eastern Kyoto. Unfortuna...

Hanto-in Temple
Hanto-in Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is one of the thirty eight sub temples of Myoshinji Temple which is within the large Myoshinji Temple complex in north eastern Kyoto. Unfortunatel...

Hashidera Hojoin Temple
Hashidera Hojoin Temple is a Buddhist temple, that was built to guard Uji Bridge (Uji Kyoto Prefecture) and is close to the bridge. Hashidera Hojoin Temple contains the stone monument commem...

Higashi Honganji Temple
Higashi Honganji Temple is one of two Buddhist temples a two hundred metres apart in Kyoto, which were until recently the one temple. Higashi Honganji Temple is now officially called Shinshu...

Hokongo-in Temple

Hokongo-in Temple
Hokongo-in Temple is a Buddhist temple, which was established in Hanazono, Kyoto in 1130. The current buildings were rebuilt in 1617. Hokongo-in Temple features a waterfall within its ground...

Hokyo-in Temple

Hokyo-in Temple
Hokyo-in Temple is a Buddhist temple, in the Saga District of Kyoto, which is famous for its bright red and orange Autumn leaves. Hokyo-in Temple was constructed for Emperor Shirakawa during...

Honenin Temple

Honenin Temple
Honenin Temple is one of the Buddhist temples along Kyoto's Philosopher's Walk. Honenin Temple is a beautiful secluded Japanese Temple, which is famous for its thatched gate and paintings o...

Honganji Temple

Honganji Temple
Honganji Temple is actually two Buddhist temples two hundred metres apart in Kyoto, which were until recently the one temple. Both feature large halls which are designated Important Cultural...

Horin-ji Temple

Horin-ji Temple
Horin-ji Temple is a Buddhist temple of the Shingon sect, which was established in 713AD. Enshrined in the hondo of Horin-ji Temple is a sculpture of Kokuzo Bosatsu, which has not been displ...

Hoshunin Temple

Hoshunin Temple
Hoshunin Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is a sub temple of Daitokuji Temple and is within the same compound in Kyoto. Hoshunin Temple was built in 1608 by Hoshunin, the wife of Maeda Tos...

Jakkoin Temple
Jakkoin Temple is a famous scenic Buddhist temple north east of Kyoto. Jakkoin Temple enshrines a 2.5m wooden statue of Jizo-Bosatsu which is an Important Cultural Property. Jakkoin Temple f...

Jiun-in Temple

Jiun-in Temple
Jiun-in Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is one of the thirty eight sub temples of Myoshinji Temple which is within the large Myoshinji Temple complex in north eastern Kyoto. Jiun-in Templ...

Jizo Zen-in Temple
Jizo Zen-in Temple, also known as the Jizo Zen Institute, is a Buddhist temple of the Soto sect, in Ida Kyoto. Jizo Zen-in Temple is a small temple that is famous for its cherry blossom, in ...

Jizo-in Temple

Jizo-in Temple
Jizo-in Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is also known as Take-no-tera (temple of bamboo), not because it is constructed of bamboo, but because it is in a bamboo forest. This bamboo forest...

Jojakkoji Temple

Jojakkoji Temple
Jojakkoji Temple is a Buddhist temple in Ukyo Ward of Kyoto. Jojakkoji Temple is famous for its bright red and orange maple leaves in Autumn. Jojakkoji Temple features a pagoda, which is a d...

Joju-in Temple
Joju-in Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is famous for its Japanese gardens. The garden in Joju-in Temple is a borrowed scenery style and features a pond with two islands. Joju-in Temple i...

Jorinji Temple

Jorinji Temple
Jorinji Temple is a Buddhist temple in Sakyo Kyoto. Jorinji Temple was originally established by a monk called Rodo around 600 meter south of current location in 1573. Jorinji Temple was the...

Joruri-ji Temple
Joruri-ji Temple is a Buddhist temple in Kyoto, that was established in 1047 and is famous for its Jodo-shiki (pure land style) Japanese garden. This garden, which features a pond in front o...

Joshoji Temple

Joshoji Temple
Joshoji Temple, also known as Danrinnotera or Yoshinonotera, is famous for its front gate which is a distinctive vermillion colour and was donated to the temple by the famous courtesan Yoshi...

Juko-in Temple

Juko-in Temple
Juko-in Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is a sub temple of Daitokuji Temple and is within the same compound in Kyoto....

Jusei-in Temple

Jusei-in Temple
Jusei-in Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is one of the thirty eight sub temples of Myoshinji Temple which is within the large Myoshinji Temple complex in north eastern Kyoto. Unfortunatel...

Kaifuku-in Temple
Kaifuku-in Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is one of the thirty eight sub temples of Myoshinji Temple which is within the large Myoshinji Temple complex in north eastern Kyoto. Unfortunat...

Kaizando Temple
Kaizando Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is one of the thirty eight sub temples of Myoshinji Temple which is within the large Myoshinji Temple complex in north eastern Kyoto. Unfortunatel...

Kegonji Temple

Kegonji Temple
Kegonji Temple, also referred to as Suzumushi-dera Temple (the "cricket" temple) due to the large number of crickets that can be heard around the temple. Kegonji Temple features a moss cover...

Keishun-in Temple

Keishun-in Temple
Keishun-in Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is one of the thirty eight sub temples of Myoshinji Temple which is within the large Myoshinji Temple complex in north eastern Kyoto. Keishun-in...

Kenninji Temple

Kenninji Temple
Kenninji Temple is the oldest Zen Buddhist temple in Kyoto and is the headquarters of the Kenninji sub-sect of the Rinzai sect of Buddhism. Kenninji Temple features the panel painting, 'Fu-j...

Kingyu-in Temple

Kingyu-in Temple
Kingyu-in Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is one of the thirty eight sub temples of Myoshinji Temple which is within the large Myoshinji Temple complex in north eastern Kyoto. Unfortunate...

Kinkakuji Temple - Golden Pavilion

Kinkakuji Temple - Golden Pavilion
Golden Pavilion (Kinkaku) is the most famous Buddhist temple in Kyoto and probably Japan. Golden Pavilion (Kinkaku) is literally covered in gold leaf and is surround by beautiful Japanese ga...

Kiyomizu-dera Temple

Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Kiyomizu-dera Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is notable for its vast veranda, that offers impressive views of the Kyoto. Kiyomizu-dera Temple is one of the best known sights of Kyoto, be...

Ko-sho-in Temple

Ko-sho-in Temple
Ko-sho-in Temple is a Buddhist temple that was established in 1356 by Princess Shinshinaishino. After several fires, the current main building of Ko-sho-in Temple was refurbished in 1968. Ko...

Kodaiji Temple
Kodaiji Temple is a Buddhist temple from the Rinzai sect in Kyoto. Kodaiji Temple, formally known as Jubuzan Kodaiji, is the largest of the sub temples of Kenninji Temple. Kodaiji Temple was...

Koetsuji Temple

Koetsuji Temple
Koetsuji Temple, formally known as Taikyo-san, is a Buddhist temple of the Nichiren sect in northern Kyoto. The site of Koetsuji Temple was developed in 1615 when the artist Honami Koetsu re...

Kohou-an Temple
Kohou-an Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is a sub temple of Daitokuji Temple and is within the same compound in Kyoto....

Konchi In Temple

Konchi In Temple
Konchi In Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is a sub temple of Nanzenji Temple. Konchi In Temple is famous for its Tsurukame Garden which has an extensive dry landscape style Japanese garde...

Korin-in Temple

Korin-in Temple
Korin-in Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is a sub temple of Daitokuji Temple and is within the same compound in Kyoto. Korin-in Temple features several Important Cultural Assests and seve...

Koshoji Temple

Koshoji Temple
Koshoji Temple is a Buddhist temple of the Soto sect. Koshoji Temple is a training centre for the Eiheiji School, was moved to its current site in Uji from Fukakusa in Kyoto in 1648 after it...

Koto-in Temple

Koto-in Temple
Koto-in Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is a sub temple of Daitokuji Temple and is within the same compound in Kyoto. Koto-in Temple established in 1601 features two tea houses and is sur...

Koubai-in Temple

Koubai-in Temple
Koubai-in Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is one of the thirty eight sub temples of Myoshinji Temple which is within the large Myoshinji Temple complex in north eastern Kyoto. Unfortunate...

Kounji Temple

Kounji Temple
Kounji Temple is a Buddhist temple, which was originally established in Osaka in 1280 then transferred to Nanzenji, Kyoto in 1664. Kounji Temple features a beautiful Chisan Kaiyu-shiki garde...

Kozanji Temple

Kozanji Temple
Kozanji Temple is a Buddhist temple of the Omuro sect, which is in the mountains of Umegahata in Kyoto Prefecture. Kozanji Temple features the oldest tea field in Japan and possesses many Na...

Kurama Temple

Kurama Temple
Kurama Temple is a Buddhist temple formerly from the Tendai sect, but since 1949 it has been part of the Kurama-Kokyo sect. Kurama Temple was founded in 770AD on Mt Kurama north of Kyoto, bu...

Manpukuji Temple
Manpukuji Temple is a Buddhist temple from the Obaku sect of Zen Buddhism which is in Uji (Kyoto Prefecture). Manpukuji Temple was completed in 1668 with a distinctive Chinese architectural ...

Manshuin Temple
Manshuin Temple is a Buddhist temple from the Tendai sect in north eastern Kyoto. Manshuin Temple, also known as Manshuin Monzeki, is famous for its dry landscape garden which includes 400 y...

Mibudera Temple
Mibudera Temple is a Buddhist temple, that is the head temple for Risshu sect of Buddhism and is in Kyoto. Mibudera Temple which was established in 991AD is famous for several things; its "M...

Mitsukuni-in Temple

Mitsukuni-in Temple
Mitsukuni-in Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is one of the thirty eight sub temples of Myoshinji Temple which is within the large Myoshinji Temple complex in north eastern Kyoto. Unfortun...

Myoshinji Temple

Myoshinji Temple
Myoshinji Temple is large Buddhist temple complex, in Kyoto, which contains thirty eight sub temples, some of which are famous for their Japanese gardens. Myoshinji Temple features several b...

Nanzenji Temple

Nanzenji Temple
Nanzenji Temple (Kyoto) is a popular Japanese Temple complex with a distinctive two-story entrance gate (sanmon) and aqueduct. Nanzenji Temple is famous for its bright red and orange Autumn ...

Nehando Temple

Nehando Temple
Nehando Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is one of the thirty eight sub temples of Myoshinji Temple which is within the large Myoshinji Temple complex in north eastern Kyoto. Unfortunately...

Ninnaji Temple

Ninnaji Temple
Ninnaji Temple is a Buddhist temple, that is the head temple of the Omuro School of the Shingon sect Buddhism, which was founded on the orders of Emperor Koko and completed in 888. Ninnaji T...

Nishi Honganji Temple
Nishi Honganji Temple is one of two Buddhist temples two hundred metres apart in Kyoto, which were until recently the one temple. Nishi Honganji Temple features a large hall which are design...

Nison-in Temple

Nison-in Temple
Nison-in Temple, officially known as Ogura-yama Nison-kyo-in Keidai-ji, is a Buddhist temple of the Tendai sect, in Ukyo Ward of Kyoto. Nison-in Temple is famous for its bright red and orang...

Nyoi-an Temple
Nyoi-an Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is a sub temple of Daitokuji Temple and is within the same compound in Kyoto....

Nyoze-in Temple
Nyoze-in Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is one of the thirty eight sub temples of Myoshinji Temple which is within the large Myoshinji Temple complex in north eastern Kyoto. Unfortunatel...

Nyushin-in Temple

Nyushin-in Temple
Nyushin-in Temple is a Buddhist temple that is a sub temple of the nearby Chion-in Temple, which is in Higashiyama Ward Kyoto....

Obaiin Temple

Obaiin Temple
Obaiin Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is a sub temple of Daitokuji Temple and is within the same compound in Kyoto. Obaiin Temple was established in 1562 under orders of Nobunaga Oda as ...

Otani Sobyo

Otani Sobyo
Otani Sobyo is a Buddhist temple and mausoleum for Jodo Shinshu Otani Sect monks including Monk Shinran (1173-1262), the founder of Shin Buddhism. Otani Sobyo was established in 1272. During...

Raikou-ji Temple
Raikou-ji Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is a sub temple of Daitokuji Temple and is within the same compound in Kyoto....

Reiun-in Temple

Reiun-in Temple
Reiun-in Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is one of the thirty eight sub temples of Myoshinji Temple which is within the large Myoshinji Temple complex in north eastern Kyoto. Unfortunatel...

Rengeji Temple

Rengeji Temple
Rengeji Temple is a Buddhist temple, that is famous for its garden which is best seen when the leaves start to change colour in Autumn. Rengeji Temple is in north eastern Kyoto....

Rinka-in Temple

Rinka-in Temple
Rinka-in Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is one of the thirty eight sub temples of Myoshinji Temple which is within the large Myoshinji Temple complex in north eastern Kyoto. Unfortunatel...

Rinshouin Temple

Rinshouin Temple
Rinshouin Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is one of the thirty eight sub temples of Myoshinji Temple which is within the large Myoshinji Temple complex in north eastern Kyoto. Unfortunate...

Rozan-ji Temple

Rozan-ji Temple
Rozan-ji Temple is a Buddhist temple, which features a large Zen Japanese garden. The garden in Rozan-ji Temple is unusual as it has large trees on many of islands of moss. Rozan-ji Temple w...

Ryoanji Temple

Ryoanji Temple
Ryoanji Temple is a Buddhist temple, that houses a Japanese gardens which is considered to be one of the most notable examples of the "dry-landscape" style. This garden, which is the quintes...

Ryogen-in Temple

Ryogen-in Temple
Ryogen-in Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is a sub temple of Daitokuji Temple and is within the same compound in Kyoto. Ryogen-in Temple is famous for its five Japanese garden in particul...

Ryosen-an Temple

Ryosen-an Temple
Ryosen-an Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is one of the thirty eight sub temples of Myoshinji Temple which is within the large Myoshinji Temple complex in north eastern Kyoto. Unfortunate...

Ryoukou-in Temple
Ryoukou-in Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is a sub temple of Daitokuji Temple and is within the same compound in Kyoto....

Ryousen-an Temple
Ryousen-an Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is a sub temple of Daitokuji Temple and is within the same compound in Kyoto....

Ryousho-ji Temple
Ryousho-ji Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is a sub temple of Daitokuji Temple and is within the same compound in Kyoto....

Saihoji Temple

Saihoji Temple
Saihoji Temple is Buddhist temple from the Rinzai Zen sect which is famous for its moss garden, which probably the best in Japan. Unfortunately access to Saihoji Temple, also known as Kokede...

Sangen-in Temple

Sangen-in Temple
Sangen-in Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is a sub temple of Daitokuji Temple and is within the same compound in Kyoto. Sangen-in Temple was established in 1589 by Mitunari Ishida, Yukina...

Sanjusangen-do Temple

Sanjusangen-do Temple
Sanjusangendo Temple is a Buddhist temple from the Tendai sect, in the Higashiyama District of Kyoto. Sanjusangendo Temple is famous for the Thousand Armed Kannon it houses. Sanjusangendo Te...

Sanzenin Temple
Sanzenin Temple is a Buddhist temple of the Tendai sect, in northern Kyoto. Sanzenin Temple is famous for its beautiful gardens that feature a moss garden, Autumn leaves and cherry blossom i...

Seikenji Temple

Seikenji Temple
Seikenji Temple is a Buddhist temple that was established by Monk Jindo in Amagasaki-shi, Hyogo Prefecture between 1342 and 1345. Seikenji Temple was reconstructed and relocated in 1932 to i...

Seiryo-ji Temple

Seiryo-ji Temple
Seiryo-ji Temple is a Buddhist temple of the Pure Land sect, which frequently referred to as Sagashakado (Hall of Shakyamuni Tathagata in Saga). The current site of Seiryo-ji Temple was orig...

Senko-ji Temple

Senko-ji Temple
Senko-ji Temple is a Buddhist temple in the Arashiyama District of Kyoto. Senko-ji Temple sits half way up the mountain side and be seen from the look out point in Arashiyama Park and one of...

Shinju-an Temple
Shinju-an Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is a sub temple of Daitokuji Temple and is within the same compound in Kyoto....

Shinnyo-do Temple

Shinnyo-do Temple
Shinnyo-do Temple is a Buddhist temple of the Tendai sect in Kyoto. Shinnyo-do Temple is famous for its bright red and orange leaves in Autumn. Shinnyo-do Temple was established in 984AD by ...

Shisendo Temple

Shisendo Temple
Shisendo Temple is a Buddhist temple from the Zen Soto sect, which is to the north east of Kyoto. Shisendo Temple is famous for its Japanese garden which features azalea bushes, gravel areas...

Shodenji Temple
Shodenji Temple is a Buddhist temple of the Rinzai sect, in northern Kyoto close to Kinkakuji - Golden Pavilion. Shodenji Temple is famous for its Japanese rock or dry landscape garden which...

Shoju-in Temple
Shoju-in Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is a sub temple of Daitokuji Temple and is within the same compound in Kyoto....

Shorenin Temple

Shorenin Temple
Shorenin Temple is a Buddhist temple of the Tendai sect in Kyoto. Shorenin Temple is one of five Monzeki temples where in the past, the head priest at these temples was always belonged to th...

Shoushukuin Temple

Shoushukuin Temple
Shoushukuin Temple is a Buddhist temple from the same sect as they nearby Chion-in Temple. Shoushukuin Temple also contains the Matsukaze Tenmangu Shrine. When Chion-in Temple was destroyed ...

Shoutaku-in Temple

Shoutaku-in Temple
Shoutaku-in Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is one of the thirty eight sub temples of Myoshinji Temple which is within the large Myoshinji Temple complex in north eastern Kyoto. Unfortuna...

Shunko-in Temple

Shunko-in Temple
Shunko-in Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is one of the thirty eight sub temples of Myoshinji Temple which is within the large Myoshinji Temple complex in north eastern Kyoto. Unfortunate...

Soken-in Temple
Soken-in Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is a sub temple of Daitokuji Temple and is within the same compound in Kyoto. Soken-in Temple was established in 1582 by Toyotomi Hideyoshi as a m...

Taizo-in Temple

Taizo-in Temple
Taizo-in Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is one of the thirty eight sub temples of Myoshinji Temple which is within the large Myoshinji Temple complex in north eastern Kyoto. Taizo-in Tem...

Tenju-in Temple

Tenju-in Temple
Tenju-in Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is one of the thirty eight sub temples of Myoshinji Temple which is within the large Myoshinji Temple complex in north eastern Kyoto. Unfortunatel...

Tenjuan Temple

Tenjuan Temple
Tenjuan Temple is a Buddhist temple, that is a sub temple of Nanzenji Temple and within the massive Nanzenji Temple precinct in Kyoto. Tenjuan Temple is famous for its two beautiful Japanese...

Tenkyu-in Temple

Tenkyu-in Temple
Tenkyu-in Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is one of the thirty eight sub temples of Myoshinji Temple which is within the large Myoshinji Temple complex in north eastern Kyoto. Unfortunate...

Tenryuji Temple

Tenryuji Temple
Tenryuji Temple is the head temple of the Tenryu sect of Rinzai Zen Buddhism and the most important Zen Buddhist temple in Kyoto. Tenryuji Temple possesses many Important Cultural Properties...

Tensho-in Temple

Tensho-in Temple
Tensho-in Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is one of the thirty eight sub temples of Myoshinji Temple which is within the large Myoshinji Temple complex in north eastern Kyoto. Unfortunate...

Tofukuji Temple

Tofukuji Temple
Tofukuji Temple is a Buddhist temple which is one of the Kyoto Gozan (Five Great Zen Temples of Kyoto). Tofukuji Temple is a large temple complex with 24 sub temples remaining from an origin...

Toji Temple

Toji Temple
Toji Temple is a Buddhist temple of the Shingon sect, near central Kyoto on a large site with extensive gardens, it is an oasis of calm in a busy area. Toji Temple is famous for its five sto...

Tokai-an Temple

Tokai-an Temple
Tokai-an Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is one of the thirty eight sub temples of Myoshinji Temple which is within the large Myoshinji Temple complex in north eastern Kyoto. Unfortunatel...

Tokuzen-ji Temple
Tokuzen-ji Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is a sub temple of Daitokuji Temple and is within the same compound in Kyoto....

Tourin-in Temple
Tourin-in Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is one of the thirty eight sub temples of Myoshinji Temple which is within the large Myoshinji Temple complex in north eastern Kyoto. Unfortunate...

Tsugen-in Temple
Tsugen-in Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is one of the thirty eight sub temples of Myoshinji Temple which is within the large Myoshinji Temple complex in north eastern Kyoto. Unfortunate...

Unrin-in Temple
Unrin-in Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is a sub temple of Daitokuji Temple and is across the road from the main compound in Kyoto....

Unsho-in Temple
Unsho-in Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is one of the thirty eight sub temples of Myoshinji Temple which is within the large Myoshinji Temple complex in north eastern Kyoto. Unsho-in Tem...

Yoshimine-dera Temple
Yoshimine-dera Temple is a Buddhist temple in western Kyoto, is the 20th temple on the Saigoku Kannon pilgrimage. Yoshimine-dera Temple features herbal baths said to help neuralgia suffers, ...

Yotoku-in Temple
Yotoku-in Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is a sub temple of Daitokuji Temple and is within the same compound in Kyoto....

Yotoku-in Temple Myoshinji
Yotoku-in Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is one of the thirty eight sub temples of Myoshinji Temple which is within the large Myoshinji Temple complex in north eastern Kyoto. Unfortunate...

Yougen-in Temple

Yougen-in Temple
Yougen-in Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is one of the thirty eight sub temples of Myoshinji Temple which is within the large Myoshinji Temple complex in north eastern Kyoto. Unfortunate...

Zakke-in Temple
Zakke-in Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is one of the thirty eight sub temples of Myoshinji Temple which is within the large Myoshinji Temple complex in north eastern Kyoto. Unfortunatel...

Zuiho-in Temple

Zuiho-in Temple
Zuiho-in Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is a sub temple of Daitokuji Temple and is within the same compound in Kyoto. Zuiho-in Temple, established in 1319, features several Japanese gard...

Zuiun-ken
Zuiun-ken is part of Daitokuji Temple and is within the same compound in Kyoto....

Author: Craig Fryer

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