The Toyokuni Shrine is a Shinto Shrine built in 1599 to commemorate Toyotomi Hideyoshi, the samurai warlord who was the second 'great unifier' of Japan. It has the Senjokaku (Hall of One Thousand Tatami Mats), and a karamon gate at the entrance.
Japan, 〒605-0931 京都府京都市東山区大和大路通り正面茶屋町530
Nearest Transit: Gojo (Line: Karasuma)
Toyokuni Shrine and Nearby Attractions on Map
Kiyomizu Temple(1.2 km)
The Kiyomizu-dera on Mt Otowa is an 8th century Buddhist temple dedicated to Senju-Kannon.
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Chion-in is the sacred headquarters of the Jodoshu sect founded by priest Honen in 1175.
Eikandō Temple(3.3 km)
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.
Fushimi Inari Taisha(2.7 km)
Fushimi Inari-Taisha at the base of the Inari mountain is a Shinto shrine dedicated to Inari, the rice god.
Higashi Otani Mausoleum(1.4 km)
The Higashi Otani Mausoleum contains the mortal remains of priest Shinran Shonin, the founder of Jodo Shinshu Buddhism.
Higashi Honganji(1.3 km)
The Higashi Honganji Temple is the headquarters of the Honganji faction of the Jodo Shinshu sect.
Hosomi Art Museum(1.4 km)
The Hosomi Art Museum showcases Japanese religious art from all periods of history, sourced from local temples and shrines.
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