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    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.

    Red Autumn Leaves Nison-in Temple Kyoto

    Red Autumn Leaves Nison-in Temple Kyoto

    Autumn Leaves along path Nison-in Temple Kyoto

    Autumn Leaves along path Nison-in Temple Kyoto

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