All Temples in Kita

Kita Temples

Guide to Kita Temples including all the popular temples in Kita. 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.

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    Kinkakuji

    Kinkakuji is the most famous Buddhist temple in Kyoto and probably Japan. Also known as the Golden Pavilion, it is literally covered in gold leaf and is surrounded by beautiful Japanese gardens. Kinkakuji is designated as a Special Place of Scenic Beauty and a UNESCO World Heritage Site forming part of Read more [...]

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    Zuiho-in Temple

    Zuiho-in Temple, established in 1319, features several Japanese gardens including the beautiful Garden of Solitary Sitting which is a dry landscape garden. Zuiho-in Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is a sub temple of Daitokuji Temple and is within the same compound in Kyoto.    

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 mortuary temple of Oda Nobunaga. In the early part of the Meiji Period the Soken-in Temple was Read more [...]

  • 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.