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    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 creates a mystical atmosphere for your walk along the narrow path towards the temple gate. The temple grounds feature a zen style moss garden. Jizo-in Temple is a Buddhist temple, which is part of the Rinzai sect of Buddhism. The current temple buildings mostly date back to Edo period, as the original buildings were destroyed in the fires of the Onin war (1467-77). The temple was established by Hosokawa Yoriyuki in 1367. Jizo-in Temple is in the Arashiyama mountains, close to the World Heritage Listed Saihoji Temple.

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