by / on May 25, 2012 at 10:04 PM / in Higashiyama, Local Gems, Places of interest

Sokujoin Temple Founded in 992!

Sokujoin Temple Founded in 992!, a set on Flickr. Via Flickr: The origin of this temple is believed to date back to 992 when the noted priest Eshin of Enryakuji Temple (Mt. Hiei) built Komyoin temple in Fushimi in the south of Kyoto. During the second half of the 11th century, Toshitsuna Tachibana, son of Yorimichi Fujiwara, the highest ranked […]

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