About Bukkoji Temple
Bukkoji Temple is a temple of Shinshu Bukkoji Temple school located in Kyoto City Shimogyo district. It is said that it had momentum that surpassed Honganji Temple of Jodo Shinshu by far when its teramoto was Kyoto Shibutani.
However, when its 14th Buddhist priest Kyogo devoted to Rennyo later, built the temple called “Kosho-ji Temple” in Yamashina Nishino and changed its sect to Hongwanji bringing 42 priests out of 48 priests of influential Sueji Temple of the Bukkoji School the momentum of Bukkoji declined rapidly and Honganji Temple rose instead.
The looking of the temple resembles in the western and eastern Honganji Temple, we can see this is the temple same as Jodo Shinshu temples. There is nothing ready for the target for sightseeing and it looks like a temple for religious purpose purely. There were second to no tourists.
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Photographer: Taisuke Yamada
|Loaction||〒600-8084 397 Shinkaicho, Takakura-dori-Bukkoji-kudaru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan
|Access||2 minutes walk from Exit 5 of Subway Shijo Station.
5 minutes walk from exit 15 of Hankyu Karasuma Station.
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