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The Kounji Temple is known for its shakkei gardens which frame the Higashiyama hills..
The Kounji Temple is known for its shakkei gardens which frame the Higashiyama hills.
The Eikan-do Temple is the headquarters of the Seizan branch of the Jōdoshū Buddhist sect, and features an unusual wooden statue of the Amida Buddha, Mikaeri Amida, that looks to the right rather than facing forward
The Anraku-ji Temple presents a breathtaking sight in cherry blossom season and autumn, which are the only times it is accessible to the public
Honen-in is a Jodoshu temple built in 1680 to honor the priest Honen