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.

  • 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.

  • 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 features Mt Hiei as a borrow scenery.

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    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, Yukinaga Asano and Tadamasa Mori. The tea room of Sangen-in Temple, Koan, is a well known example of eight-windowed Read more [...]

  • 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.

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    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 particular the stone and moss garden Isshidan, however it also lays claim to Japan’s smallest stone garden. Ryogen-in Read more [...]

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    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 a place to hold a memorial service for his father. In 1586 the main hall and Read more [...]

  • 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.

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    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 surrounded by moss covered gardens.

  • 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.