Yamanobe-no-Michi

by / on May 12, 2016 at 9:46 PM / in Nara Ken, Nara Prefecture, Nara-City, Yamanobe-no-Michi

Byakugo-ji: Treasures on Mt. Takamado in Nara City.

Byakugo-ji history and quick facts: Byakugo-ji (白毫寺), a Buddhist temple situated at the foot of Mt. Takamado, in Nara City, Japan. It is believed to have been originally built as the villa of Prince Shiki (志貴皇子), the father of Emperor Kōnin (光仁天皇), and a famous poet from the 7th to 8th century. Prince Shiki’s father was the 38th Emperor of […]

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by / on June 15, 2012 at 9:53 PM / in Konin-ji, Nara Ken, Yamanobe-no-Michi

Kokuzo-san: Kōnin-ji Temple!

Kokuzo-san: Konin-ji Temple!, a set on Flickr. It’s a bit of a climb up, about 100 meters of stairs through a pine forest. Once you arrive at the Kōnin-ji Temple gate, you’ll immediately impressed with the serenity of the temple grounds. Its quiet, there are a lot of trees and places to sit and enjoy the stillness. The paintings on […]

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by / on June 14, 2012 at 9:41 PM / in Nara Ken, Temples-Shrines, Yamanobe-no-Michi

Obitoke-dera Temple In Nara!

Obitoke-dera Temple In Nara!, a set on Flickr. This was our first stop on the second part of the Yamanobe-no-Michi trail. A famous temple for would be mothers and a history of visitors such as Empress Fujiwara Akiko, the Imperial Princess Michiko, the wife of the crown prince and other dignitaries. This temple was built in 858. When the Empress […]

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