by / on June 21, 2011 at 10:22 AM / in Arashiyama, Daikaku-ji

Ikebana haven: Daikaku-ji Temple!

Daikaku-ji temple was a 9th century detached palace of an emperor and was converted into a temple later. The oldest building of this temple probably dates back to 16th or 17th century. The big temple has excellent shoheki-ga, or fusuma-e paintings of which reproductions you can see in the buildings. The large Osawa-no-ike pond is said to be the oldest […]

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