Tenryu-ji (天龍寺) is the head temple of the Tenryuji sect of Rinzai Zen Buddhism and was first established by shogun Ashikage Takauji in 1339 to honor Emperor Go-Daigo. Tenryu-ji achieved UNESCO recognition in 1994.
15 minute walk from Arashiyama train station and easily accessible from Kyoto station via city or municiple bus.
Bamboo Forest, or Arashiyama Bamboo Grove or Sagano Bamboo Forest, is a natural forest of bamboo in Arashiyama, Kyoto, Japan. The forest consists of several..
Known as the “Moss Temple” or Kokedera Temple, Saiho-ji in Kyoto is home to one of Japan’s finest moss gardens. Built in 1339, the Zen temple was..
Established in 888, Ninna-ji is a temple of great importance — being the head temple of the Omuro school in the Shingon sect of Japanese Buddhism. Ninna-ji..