Jojakkoji Temple is a Buddhist temple in Ukyo Ward of Kyoto. Jojakkoji Temple is famous for its bright red and orange maple leaves in Autumn. Jojakkoji Temple features a pagoda, whi Read more [...]
Nison-in Temple is famous for its bright red and orange maple leaves in Autumn (early December). Nison-in Temple, officially known as Ogura-yama Nison-kyo-in Keidaiji, is a Buddhist temple of the Tendai sect, in Ukyo Ward of Kyoto. Nison-in Temple was established in 834AD, however all of the structures from this time were destroyed in the Onin War. Nison-in Temple does still feature a significant cemetery which includes the graves of emperors, members of elite class and father of Sanjonishi Sanetaka. Nison-in Temple houses two designated Important Cultural Properties, which are both statues of Buddha from the Heian Period, one depicts the founding Buddha and the other when he has reached enlightenment.