This is the head of more than 30 thousand Inari shrines (the most numerous shrines) scattered all over Japan.
Commonly known as the Golden Pavilion Temple because of its characteristic golden colour, this Zen Buddhist temple is one of the most…
The famous Buddhist temple in Kyoto has had its place on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 1994.
A Zen temple from the 15th century AD. It is surrounded by beautiful gardens, with famous decorative sand patterns, trees, and ponds, said…
Yasaka Shrine is one of the Kanpei-taisha, which means that it is highly supported by the government. Its history dates back to 656.
A striking Shinto shrine and a favorite sight of many tourists in Kyoto.
Tenryū-ji, formally known as Tenryū Shiseizen-ji, is the head temple of the Tenryū-ji branch of the Rinzai sect of Zen Buddhism, located in…
Ryōan-ji is a Zen temple located in northwest Kyoto, Japan. It belongs to the Myōshin-ji school of the Rinzai branch of Zen Buddhism.
Sanjūsangen-dō is a Buddhist temple of the Tendai sect in the Higashiyama district of Kyoto, Japan.
Nanzen-ji, or Zuiryusan Nanzen-ji, formerly Zenrin-ji, is a Zen Buddhist temple in Kyoto, Japan.
This is the head temple of the Pure Land Buddhist sect. Its name means View of Eternity Hall and Temple of Forest of Zen.
A Buddhist Shinto shrine that is over 1000 years old. In this very shrine, an actual person was proclaimed god a long time ago.
Come regain some Zen in this wonderful temple complex that consists of 22 sub-temples.
Shimogamo Shrine in Japanese, is the common name of an important Shinto sanctuary in the Shimogamo district of Kyoto city's Sakyō ward.
A beautiful temple with amazing atmosphere of peace and silence. There is a wonderful moss garden surrounding the temple.
A Buddhist temple that is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site is a unique and breathtaking sight to behold.
Adashino Nenbutsu-ji is a Buddhist temple in Ukyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan. In 811 Kūkai is said to have founded a temple, then Honen altered it to…
Saihō-ji is a Rinzai Zen Buddhist temple located in Matsuo, Nishikyō Ward, Kyoto, Japan.
Kurama-dera is a temple in the far north of Kyoto, Japan which houses some National Treasures of Japan.
Otagi Nenbutsu-ji is a Buddhist temple in the Arashiyama neighborhood of Kyoto, Japan.
Hōnen-in is a Buddhist temple located in Sakyō-ku, Kyoto, western Japan.