京都の観光地特集! Special features of tourist spots in Kyoto!

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List of tourist spots in Higashiyama-ku

Kenninji Temple

Kenninji Temple

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Kenninji Temple is the head temple of the Kenninji School of Rinzai Zen Buddhism. The temple was founded by Zenji Eisai. The founder is Minamoto no Yoriie. The temple was founded in 1202 during the Kamakura period (1185-1333) and was named after the year of that time. The temple is famous for its screens depicting the Wind and Thunder Gods.

Kiyomizu-dera Temple

Kiyomizu-dera Temple

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Kiyomizu-dera Temple is a temple with an old history from the time when the capital moved to Heian Kyo, just like Koryu temple and Kurama temple, Kyoto is also a famous tourist destination, alongside the temple of Kinkakuji and Arashiyama.

Chionin Temple

Chionin Temple

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Chionin is a temple with a very large Sanmon and Mikagedo of Jodo head in Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto. Chionin officially called the Kachozan Chionkyoin Otani Temple, and at the foot there is a Kacho junior college.

Kodaiji Temple

Kodaiji Temple

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Kodai Temple is a temple of the Rinzai Kenninji sect in Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, and Hideyoshi Toyotomi's wife Kitanomandokoro (Nene) erected this temple to pray for the souls of Hideyoshi.

Gion Ishibekoji alley

Gion Ishibekoji alley

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Ishibekoji Alley, it is where you went a little south of the Gionyasaka shrine. The entrance is so small that it is not noticeable. It is in a place that is really hard to find.

Tofuku-ji Temple

Tofuku-ji Temple

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Tofukuji is a temple of the Rinzai Tofukuji sect. The beginning of the history of Tofukuji is that the Kujoumichiie, who was regent at the time in 1236, took single character from the name of Todaiji and Kofukuji in Nara and erected the temple under the name Tofukuji.

Gion Hanamikoji street

Gion Hanamikoji street

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Hanamikoji street is one of the streets leading to the North and south of Kyoto city. The south side of the Shijo street is lined with a venerable Ochaya-san and restaurant.

Yasaka Shrine

Yasaka Shrine

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Yasaka Shrine is a shrine in Gion-machi, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, and is said to have been erected in 656, and is also known as the Yamabokojunko endpoint of Gion festival.

Maruyama Park

Maruyama Park

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If you go to the back of Gion Yasaka Shrine, there is Maruyama park. The Maruyama park is adjacent to the Yasaka Shrine, Kodai Temple and Chion Temple, and it would be fun to look around together.

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