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Mount Hiei, Kyoto
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Mount Hiei is a mountain to the northeast of Kyoto, lying on the border between the Kyoto and Shiga prefectures, Japan.The temple of Enryaku-ji, the first outpost of the Japanese Tendai (Chin. Tiantai) sect of Buddhism, was founded atop Mount Hiei by Saichō in 788. Hōnen, Nichiren, and Shinran all studied at the temple before leaving to start their own practices.The temple complex was razed by Oda Nobunaga in 1571 to quell the rising power of the Tendai's warrior monks (sōhei), but it was rebuilt and remains the Tendai headquarters to this day.The Imperial Japanese Navy 19th Century corvette Hiei was named after this mountain, as was the more famous World War II-era battleship, the latter having initially been built as a battlecruiser.Mount Hiei in folkloreMount Hiei has featured in many folk tales over the ages. Originally it was thought to be the home of gods and demons of Shinto lore, although it is predominantly known for the Buddhist monks that come from the temple of Enryaku-ji.
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  • Saicho and the method hōnen, Nichiren, is a trained masters in Japan, such as Eisai and dogen Buddhist dōgen Temple. Leave a name in history, such as ODA Nobunaga's siege, says the Japan Buddhist ideal indispensable. Root in the national treasure in Temple enters a quiet and solemn air. Lake Biwa is also great. Bus so bus if you have time, please plan.
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  • Because the weather was good from the Observatory at the Summit of Kyoto City was home spread now offers 360-degree panoramic aerial tramway and funicular connecting the Osaka ikoma mountains
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  • I have visited Enryakuji temple , also walking trails . I went there by bus also cable car from Keihan Sakamoto station eaither.