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Nicknamed Cherry Blossom Temple, the Shoji-ji Temple has hundreds of cherry trees on its grounds..
Nicknamed Cherry Blossom Temple, the Shoji-ji Temple has hundreds of cherry trees on its grounds.
1194 Minamikasuga-cho Oharano, Kyoto, Japan
The Oharano Shrine on the slopes of Mount Oshio is dedicated to the Fujiwara kami Ame-no-Koyane, built by the clan to move the capital from Nara to Nagaoka
The Suzumushi-dera or Cricket Temple is so named for the crickets all along the wall inside the temple that are raised by the monks in a constantly warm environment so that they chirp all year round
The Senko-ji Temple was built as a memorial temple in 1614 for those who died while working on dams and other projects by local shipping magnate Suminokura Ryoi