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 always belonged Read more [...]
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 which today is next to Maruyama Park in Kyoto. Chion-in Temple features the largest surviving Sanmon (gate) in Japan which was built in 1619 and is a National Treasure. Most other buildings were rebuilt under the orders of Tokugawa Iemitsu after being destroyed by fire in 1633.