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Everywhere Temples

Guide to Everywhere Temples including all the popular temples in Everywhere. Most temples in Japan are  Buddhist Temples. There are some very old Japanese Temple which were established over 1,200 years ago. Today some of these very old wooden temple buildings still survive, however many have been destroyed by lightning, fire, earthquakes, storms or war and have been rebuilt over the years. Still many of these rebuilt temple buildings are hundreds of years old. Many of these very old Japanese Temples are UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

  • Narihira-san Tosen-ji Temple

    Narihira-san Tosen-ji Temple, also known as Tosen-ji Temple, is a Buddhist temple near Mizumoto Park in Katsushika Ward of north eastern Tokyo. Narihira-san Tosen-ji Temple is famous for the “Bound Jizo” mentioned in the Case of the Bound Jizo of Ooka Tadasuke, a famous Edo Period judge.

  • Higashi-Hongan-ji Temple

    Higashi-Hongan-ji Temple, officially known as Jodoshin sect Higashi-honganji-ha Higashi-Honganji Temple, is a Buddhist temple of the Jodo Shinshu sect, in Asakusa District, Taito Ward central Tokyo. Higashi-Hongan-ji Temple was originally built in Kanda, Tokyo by Kyonyo, the 12th Priest of Higashi-Honganji, in 1651 and it was known as the Edo Gobo Read more [...]

  • Zuiryu-ji Temple

    Zuiryu-ji Temple is a Buddhist temple of the Sodo Sect in Takaoka Toyama Prefecture. Zuiryu-ji Temple was built by Toshitune to recognise Toshinaga Maeda, the founder of Takaoka. The gate, Buddhist sanctum and lecture hall of Zuiryu-ji Temple are all designated National Treasures. The Buddhist Sanctum features a lead plate Read more [...]

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    Kaie-ji Temple

    Kaie-ji Temple is a Buddhist temple, which was established in 1332 by Kenpo Shidon on the site where Aguchi Shrine currently stands. Kaie-ji Temple was relocated to its current site after its cathedral was burnt down during the Summer Campaign of the Siege of Osaka in 1615. The Main Hall, Read more [...]

  • Enjo-ji Temple

    Enjo-ji Temple is a Buddhist temple of the Shingon sect in north eastern Nara. Enjo-ji Temple is believed to have been established in 756AD. The two oldest structures at Enjo-ji Temple, which are both designated Important Cultural Properties, are the two story gate built in 1468 and the Hondo in Read more [...]

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    Todaiji Temple – Nandaimon Gate

    Nandaimon Gate is the Great Southern Gate for Todaiji Temple. Nandaimon Gate is around 400m south of the main Todaiji Temple and today almost appears to be a separate structure by itself. Nandaimon Gate, being part of Todaiji Temple, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and forms part of the Read more [...]

  • Gokokuji Temple

    Gokokuji Temple is a Buddhist temple which was founded in 1367 in what is now Naha Okinawa. Gokokuji Temple was a major temple of Chuzan Kingdom and the Ryukyu Kingdom, but was also later associated with the Christian missionary Dr Bernard Bettelheim and Commodore Matthew Perry in 1853 to 1854.

  • Ishite-ji Temple

    Ishite-ji Temple is a Buddhist temple of the Shingon sect, in Matsuyama Ehime Prefecture. Ishite-ji Temple is temple 51 of the Shikoku 88 Temple Pilgrimage. Ishite-ji Temple was established in 728AD and the oldest structure is the Niomon Gate or Deva Gate, which was completed in 1318 and is a Read more [...]

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    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 was established in 938AD at the foot of Mt Funaoka, but was then relocated to its current Read more [...]