An ancient temple known as an exemplary viewing spot for autumn leaves since the Heian period.
A temple with strings of ”monkey charms”
A Zen temple of the Rinzai Sect of Buddhism, world famous for its traditional rock garden.
A spiritual area surrounding Kobo Daishi’s mausoleum
The scattered fallen leaves in autumn are beautiful
Himeji’s famous mountain-top temple
A beautiful temple like the Pure Land itself that illustrates the prosperity of the Fujiwara regency during the late Heian Period.
This temple guesthouse is home to national treasures
One of the Monzeki temples of the Tendai sect that enshrines the National Treasure Amida Sanzon (Amida Triad) statue in eternal tranquility.
The first of 33 temples on the Saigoku Kannon Pilgrimage, Seiganto-ji is an ever-popular destination for worshipers
This imposing temple serves as a center for Shugendo asceticism
A temple founded in Higashiyama by Hideyoshi Toyotomi's wife, Nene, to mourn his passing and pray for his soul. The nighttime illuminations in spring, summer and fall are beautiful to see.
Make your wishes at Nariai-ji Temple
The abbot’s chambers are surrounded by four gardens
An ancient temple supported by common people
Nara's symbol, the world's largest bronze statue of Rushana Daibutsu is seated in the Great Buddha Hall located in the vast grounds. The temple has been designated as a World Heritage site.
The object of worship here is Amida Nyorai and the statue of Prince Shotoku in the main hall is an important cultural property
Twin Dragons created during the Heisei period watch over Kyoto’s oldest Zen temple
Autumn colors light up the moss garden in this temple's garden of enlightenment
Beloved Buddha artifacts inside the school of Heijo Palace