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Yoshimine-dera Temple, Kyoto
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善峯寺(よしみねでら)は、京都府京都市西京区大原野にある寺院。山号は西山。西国三十三所第20番札所。善峰観音宗(天台宗系単立)。桜や紅葉の名所になっているとともに境内各所から京都市街、比叡山を一望できる。歴史寺に伝わる『善峯寺縁起絵巻』(江戸時代)等によれば、長元2年(1029年)、源信の弟子にあたる源算が創建したという。その後、長元7年(1034年)には後一条天皇から「良峯寺」の寺号を賜った。鎌倉時代初期には慈円が住したことがあり、このころ後鳥羽上皇直筆の寺額を賜ったことによって寺号が善峯寺と改められた。青蓮院から多くの法親王が入山したため「西山門跡」と呼ばれた。応仁の乱に巻き込まれて伽藍が消失したのち、江戸時代になってから桂昌院の寄進によって再興された。境内境内は京都市域の西南端近く、釈迦岳の支峰の善峯に位置し、山腹一帯に多くの堂宇が建つ。バス停留所から山道を数分登ったところに山門が東向きに建ち、石段を上った正面に観音堂(本堂)が建つ。山門、観音堂は元禄5年(1692年)、山内最古の建物である多宝塔は元和7年(1621年)の建立。他の諸堂宇も大部分は江戸時代、桂昌院の援助で整備されたものである。観音堂の左手(南)には寺宝館文殊堂が建つ。観音堂右手の石段を上った一画には鐘楼、護摩堂、経堂、多宝塔(重要文化財)、開山堂、遊龍の松(天然記念物)、桂昌院廟、十三仏堂などがある。そこからさらに上ったところに釈迦堂、阿弥陀堂があり、境内のもっとも奥には薬師堂(奥の院)、青蓮院宮廟などがある。
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  • Did not have machines go but kinda far so stay away from Kyoto station. But here alone this time. I went to think. It is good to go. Halfway up the mountain, there are many attractions. Matsu has been great and the great staircase of fall foliage. Hull seems to be nice to cherry blossom and hydrangea was also.
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  • Deep within the Kyoto Nishiyama in the Western variant thirty-three no. 20 temple's venerable temples. Near the Temple in the parking lot (500 yen), admission fee (¥ 500) are widely gardens in pine Matsu, Katsura, hospital weeping famous for cherry blossoms. Inner sanctuary and around 40-50 minutes, is also great views of the central city of Kyoto from the Yakushi, Hiei. I think in the mountains surrounding precincts and leaves also rapidly advancing next week was the best season.
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  • We visited in early October. I went by bicycle, but last in great slope so I. Many temple precincts. Surrounding the temple grounds along the route and it takes more than an hour. There are good views overlooking the city, Matsu is famous in the middle. After the 11-CM was also used to make leaves is like so awesome and so want to visit around. Up and down considerably, however, is to expensive for what might be a little spicy.
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  • The scenery in the autumn is very exquisite!
  • Amulet good kongobu-ji Temple is during the great Hanshin-Awaji earthquake in Hanshin Expressway fell front wheel while also miraculously did not land in a State of suspended bus driver says temple has became famous as the "ochinai amulet' from the past. This is a great garden is beautifully landscaped and the Kyoto City with a panoramic view. In a parking lot near the main gate of the big easy
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  • Good kongobu-ji Temple West of the Kyoto gap, a steep uphill walk hydrangea filled slopes spread fine is. Views Hiei mountains far away from the central city of Kyoto or Higashiyama, also mimurotoji Temple hydrangea is tight and clean no chance is spacious, filled slopes hydrangea spread goodness kongobu-ji Temple has a different charm. Fall foliage season is done.
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  • I thought it was beautiful, and Nice. I care for you
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  • Hydrangea gardens and stretches of the 600-year-old horizontal pine is great.
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