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The Higashi Otani Mausoleum contains the mortal remains of priest Shinran Shonin, the founder of Jodo Shinshu Buddhism.
The Higashi Otani Mausoleum contains the mortal remains of priest Shinran Shonin, the founder of Jodo Shinshu Buddhism. The cemetery of the Higashi Hongan-ji temple has the tombs of thousands of people associated with the sect.
The Kodai-ji Temple was built in 1606 in the memory of Toyotomi Hideyoshi and his wife Nene by Tokugawa Ieyasu
The Ryozen Kannon is a war memorial built in 1955 to commemorate those who died in the Pacific War during World War II
The Ryozen Museum of History traces the history of Japan in the Bakumatsu at the end of the Edo period and the subsequent Meiji Restoration in the 19th – 20th century
Chion-in is the sacred headquarters of the Jodoshu sect founded by priest Honen in 1175
The Shoren-in Temple, built in the 13th century, is one of the five monzeki temples of the Tendai Buddhist sect in Kyoto
The Kiyomizu-dera on Mt Otowa is an 8th century Buddhist temple dedicated to Senju-Kannon