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Jingo-ji, Kyoto

The Shingon Jingo-ji Temple on Mt Takao was established by the priest Kukai in 824 and is dedicated to the Healing Buddha Yakushi Nyorai.

The Shingon Jingo-ji Temple on Mt Takao was established by the priest Kukai in 824 and is dedicated to the Healing Buddha Yakushi Nyorai. The grounds behind the temple offer great views of the Kiyotaki River, and stalls selling clay disks kin'unkei with inscriptions, which you can throw down the mountain after making a wish.


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About Jingo-ji

 Japan, 〒616-8292 京都府京都市 右京区梅ケ畑高雄町5

 +81 75-861-1769

 www.jingoji.or.jp

Jingo-ji and Nearby Sights on Map

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Kozan-ji

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Otagi Nenbutsu-ji Temple

Daikakuji Temple

The Daikakuji was the villa of Emperor Saga that was converted into a Shingon Buddhist temple in 876 AD

Adashino Nenbutsu-ji

Adashino Nenbutsu-ji is a 9th century Buddhist temple established by the famous priest Kukai for praying for the dead

Seiryō-ji

The Seiryo-ji Temple houses a standing wooden statue of Shakyamuni which is a Japanese National Treasure for its historical significance and unique style of sculpture with complex internal structure

Hokyo-in

Hokyo-in is a 11th century Rinzai temple in Arashiyama that has the graves of the court's enemies in the 14th century

Gio-ji Temple

Gio-ji is a small Shingon temple with a moss garden

Takiguchi-dera Temple

Nison-in Temple

The Nison-in houses 2 ancient sculptures of Buddha – Shaka Nyorai and the Amitabha Tathagata