The roads are covered with colorful leaves in autumn
Fallen leaves on the road to the temple invite you to this high-status monzeki temple
A soto-zen Buddhist temple, better known as Toyokawa Inari, which had been worshiped by both the mighty warriors of each era and common people of Edo-Tokyo. You can make a pilgrimage to the seven lucky gods and enjoy viewing lit paper lanterns.
A Nichiren Buddhist temple housing Kishimojin (Hariti), the deity of easy childbirth. Steeped in nature, Kishimojin-do has been a popular site for viewing cherry blossoms since the Edo period (1603-1868).
The main training center for Shingon Esoteric Buddhism with its iconic five-story pagoda, the key landmark of Kyoto's scenery. The temple is known as ”Daishi's temple.”
An ancient temple known as an exemplary viewing spot for autumn leaves since the Heian period.
The abbot’s chambers are surrounded by four gardens
Ono no Komachi concealed herself here amongst the plum blossoms
Spend your time comfortably in the visitor's lodging at a first-class ryokan
The temple is the oldest one in Kamakura, founded by a high priest called Gyoki. Its principal image of worship is the three figures of eleven-faced Kan'non, and the temple ground is covered with various flowers throughout the seasons.
Happiness arrives with the buzzing of bell crickets
A massive triple gate welcomes you to the head temple for the Obaku sect of Zen Buddhism
Occasionally open seasonally for cherry blossom, azalea, and fall leaves viewing
Famous for a painted fusuma from Tohaku Hasegawa
An ancient temple with a beautiful garden, connected to Murasaki Shibibu
A grand temple complex established on Mount Koya some 900 years ago
Famous for the bell that angered Ieyasu
The Naritasan Shinshoji Temple has attracted many worshipers for more than 1,000 years. There are many assets designated as an Important Cultural Properties on its vast temple grounds.
The main temple of the Shingon Sect of the Daigo School of Buddhism that stretches across Mt. Daigo. Famous for its cherry blossoms, Hideyoshi Toyotomi used to hold spring parties here to enjoy the trees when they are in bloom.
A school that embodies the dreams of Buddhist teacher Kobo Daishi