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Horinji Temple, Kyoto

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  • ««How to get to the entrance and passage, but if you look at Mr. climbed up the idea. The Observatory's terrace in the format looks do not look of Arashiyama look than you think a good view.
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  • From in the heijo-Kyo capital from Fujiwara-Kyo means temple Gong Temple which was built in 713, Emperor montoku's infancy. Thought is understood and reign the Hata clan, was thriving and something is why NARA from this distant and mysterious. Now has wisdom God is enshrined at the Temple of the Shingon sect of Buddhism, so there are blessings to the improvement of the traditional Japanese arts. Preferred station on Hankyu kozen is fine there are steep stairs. Looks pretty nice views and climb.
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  • A very quiet and not popularly visited temple. "Constructed by Gyōki in 713 AD, and was originally named Kadonoi-dera (葛井寺). It is dedicated to Ākāśagarbha, the bodhisattva of the boundless space." It is one of the Thirteen Buddhist Sites of Kyoto. From what I could surmise from my visit and the Kanji I read, the temple has to do with electricity. So you might pay a visit to such a temple if you are performing electrical work, or are an electrician etc. to pray for the development of all electric related business relating to electricity, radio waves, electronics, and for no accidents relating to these (safety).
  • One of the most beautiful and least visited places in Arashiyama. The side-entrance is also worth walking up from.
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