Honen-in is a Jodoshu temple built in 1680 to honor the priest Honen.
Honen-in is a Jodoshu temple built in 1680 to honor the priest Honen. It is a quiet temple with some interesting raised sand designs.
Japan, 〒606-8422 京都府京都市左京区鹿ケ谷御所ノ段町３０
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