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Sanzen-in Temple, Kyoto

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Bask in the elegant halls of Sanzen-in Temple, a Tendai school temple of imperial lineage, founded in 804 CE. As you enter its front gate, pass the series of connected temple buildings until you reach the kyakuden, or guest hall. Observe the displayed works of Japanese calligraphy and paintings on sliding doors, and proceed towards the traditional garden with a small pond and a hill. In the shinden, or main hall, observe the three statues of Buddhist deities, as well as a view of the entire estate covered in maple and cedar trees. Stop on Ojo Gokuraku-in Hall, which holds a statue of Amida Buddha, the temple's most prized treasure. To visit Sanzen-in Temple and other attractions in Kyoto, use our Kyoto online holiday planner .
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  • 3000 hospital and the cherry blossom is not. People were scattered in the season of cherry blossoms in full bloom. But fudo Temple around the gold has a few cherry blossoms in full bloom! It was very beautiful. Because hydrangeas are planted 6 months so enjoy it.
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