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Gate to Kitain, a Tendai Buddhist temple.
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Kitain Main hall, Kawagoe
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Main hall
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Pagoda at Kitain temple, Kawagoe
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Over 500 stone statues of Rakan Buddhist disciples
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Carved during the 18th and 19th centuries.
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五百羅漢
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Meaning "Long Life Temple," Chojuji's Hondo temple hall is a National Treasure. It belongs to the Tendai Buddhist Sect and one of the Konan Sanzan Temple Trio along with Jorakuji and Zensuiji Temples.Chojuji temple Entrance gate + fall colors.
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A stone's throw from Chojuji Temple, Jorakuji Temple (est. 708) of the Tendai Buddhist Sect boasts two National Treasures with its main hall and three-story pagoda. It is one of the Konan Sanzan Temple Trio accessible by bus from JR Ishibe Station.In the deep-green forest, you can see part of the pagoda's roof.
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Psst, wanna know a secret? Kitain Temple, Kawagoe
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Oh man, I forgot my glasses!
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Boo-hoo! My cat ran away!
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Fall colors are also nice. Accessible by bus from Ishibe Station or walk from Jorakuji. Path to temple. MAP
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In the deep-green forest, you can see part of the pagoda's roof. You can walk to Jorakuji (Constant Comfort Temple) from Chojuji Temple. From Ishibe Station, best to take a bus to Chojuji first, then walk downhill to Jorakuji. Entrance to Jorakuji
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Ryuoji Temple 龍王寺
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San-mon Gate 山門 MAP
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Hondo temple hall, National Treasure
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Gate guardian (left side)In the San-mon Gate
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Chojuji temple Hondo temple hall, National Treasure in Konan, Shiga.The hondo once burned down, but was rebuilt during the Kamakura Period.
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Gate guardian (right side)In the San-mon Gate
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Chojuji temple Hondo temple hall, National Treasure
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Path to temple
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Hondo temple hall
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Entrance
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About the templeThe temple was established in 708 as ordered by the emperor.
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Jorakuji Hondo hall, a National Treasure in Konan, Shiga. The pagoda on the left is also a National Treasure. The original temple burned down in 1360, and rebuilt the same year.
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Benten-do
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Pagoda and Hondo temple hall
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Information sign
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Hondo temple hall
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Benten-do
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Hondo temple hall
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Benten-do
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Entrance to temple hallInside are statues of gods and Buddhas designated as Important Cultural Properties. One of them was stolen, so there are security cameras inside the temple. Photography is also forbidden.
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Benten-do
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Temple roof of Jorakuji temple.
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Hondo
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Pagoda foundationThere used to be a 3-story pagoda, but Oda Nobunaga moved it to his temple. The stone foundations still remain.
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3-story pagoda, also a National Treasure
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Built in 1400We cannot enter it.
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Shrine next to temple
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Shrine path
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Jorakuji's Three-story pagoda is also a National Treasure Built in 1400.
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Shrine
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Shrine
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Shrine
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Kannon stone buddhaThe temple grounds has 33 stone buddhas.
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Kannon stone buddha
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Fall colors
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Temple bell
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Sansho Shrine 三聖神社The shrine is right next to the temple.
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Sansho Shrine
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Sansho Shrine
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Headquarters of the Tendai Buddhist sect, Enryakuji is a large complex of temples, halls, buildings, and monuments on Mt. Hiei in Otsu, Shiga Prefecture. It boasts buildings which are National Treasures. MAP
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On the foot of Mt. Hie on the Shiga side is the temple town of Sakamoto. From here, take the cable car up to Enryakuji. Also accessible from Kyoto and by bus/car via the Hie-zan Driveway. Near JR Hiezan Sakamoto Station/Keihan Sakamoto Station.
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Enryakuji has three temple complexes. The main and largest one is called Todo (Toto) seen on the left on this map. On the right is the Saito temple complex. The summit has a tourist attraction called Garden Museum Hiei which is not part of Enryakuji.
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Further right of Saito is the third complex called Yokawa. The three complexes are connected to each other by a road and walking path. It is possible to visit all three complexes in one day.Enryakuji is also part of a World Heritage Site called Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto.
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Cable car station in Sakamoto for Enryakuji. The ride is only 8 min. Japan Railways sells a set of discount tickets for the roundtrip cable car ride, Enryakuji admission, and shuttle bus pass.
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Entrance to Enryakuji's Todo complex. Admission charged.
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If you go by bus, this is the entrance to Enryakuji from the parking lot.
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Map of Enryakuji's Todo complex.
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Model of Mt. Hiei and Enryakuji.
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Manpai-do Hall
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Inside Manpai-do Hall
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Daikokudo Hall
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Inside Daikokudo Hall
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Way to Kompon Chudo Hall.
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Approaching Konpon Chudo Hall or temple. Note that the Konpon Chudo (National Treasure), is undergoing a major renovations until 2025. Parts of it might be covered or closed to visitors. T
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Konpon Chudo Hall is a National Treasure and Enryakuji's main worship hall and largest building. 根本中堂
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Slope going down to Konpon Chudo Hall
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Konpon Chudo Hall has corridors.
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Entrance to Konpon Chudo Hall. Note that since 2016, the Konpon Chudo Hall is undergoing a 10-year renovation project. You may see scaffolding and certain parts might be closed to visitors.
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Where you take off your shoes to enter Konpon Chudo Hall.
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Roof corner of Konpon Chudo Hall, a National Treasure.
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The inner courtyard of Konpon Chudo Hall. Unfortunately, we are not allowed to photograph inside the hall which has three lanterns with an eternal flame.
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Kompon Chudo temple
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About Kompon Chudo (in English, Hangul, and Chinese). Enryakuji has multi-lingual signs explaining the important buildings.
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Monks
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Enryakuji has numerous monuments.
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Miyazawa Kenji poem monument
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World Heritage Site plaque
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Steps to Monjuro.
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Monjuro tower houses a statue of the Manjusri bodhisattva (Monju bosatsu). It looks like a gate, but it's not.
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Inside Monjuro
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Inside Monjuro is an altar.
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Monjuro altar with Manjusri bodhisattva (Monju bosatsu).
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Monjuro Tower
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Shoro bell tower 鐘楼
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Offer 50 yen to ring the bell.
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Daikodo Hall 大講堂
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Inside Daikodo Hall are portraits and sculptures of founders of Japanese Buddhist sects. Honen, Shinran, Nichiren, etc. 大講堂
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Honen and Shinran
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About Daikodo Hall.
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Daikodo Hall
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Daikodo Hall
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Steps to Kaidan-in temple
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Kaidan-in temple
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Photo of the altar inside through a narrow slit.
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About Kaidan-in temple
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Picture panels telling the stories of Saicho and other founders.
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Kokuho-den is a museum of temple treasures. This is next to the parking lot. Admission charged, in addition to the Enryakuji admission fee.
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Another nice building to photograph is this Hokke Soji-in Toto pagoda.
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This Hokke Soji-in Toto pagoda was rebuilt by the Sagawa Kyubin courier service and other donations in Oct. 1980. The original structure was torched in the 16th century.
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Inside the pagoda.
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How the pagoda was reconstructed.
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Hokke Soji-in Toto pagoda on the left and the Amida-do Hall on the right. Enryakuji temple, Mt. Hiei, Otsu, Shiga.
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Amida-do Hall
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Inside Amida-do Hall.
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Amida-do Hall altar
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About Amida-do Hall.
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Door of Amida-do Hall
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Soundscape garden in front of Amida-do Hall.
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Soothing sounds of water, etc., can be heard. Almost Zen-like.
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Now I walked from Todo to the Saito temple complex.
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Cross a short bridge to Sanno-in temple.
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Sanno-in temple in Saito temple complex of Enryakuji.
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Map of Saito complex in Enryakuji.
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It was some distance to walk, but all downhill.
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Jodo-in temple
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Jodo-in temple
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About Jodo-in temple
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Entrance gate to Saito from the parking lot.
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Tsubaki-do Hall.
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Minobuchi Benzaiten shrine
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Site where Saint Shinsei trained at Enryakuji.
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Site where Saint Shinran trained at Enryakuji.
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Ninai-do Hall consists of two halls connected by a corridor.
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On the left is Jogyo-do Hall.
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On the right is Hokke-do Hall.
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About Ninai-do.
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Steps to Shaka-do Hall, the main hall in Saito.
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Shaka-do Hall, Enryakuji
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Shaka-do Hall
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About Shaka-do Hall
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Inside Shaka-do Hall
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Shaka-do Hall altar
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People chanting in front of Shaka-do Hall.
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People chanting in front of Shaka-do Hall. They are ordinary folk undergoing a training program.
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Buddha's giant footprints.
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Buddha's giant footprints.
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Site where St. Honen trained at Enryakuji. Right next to Shaka-do.
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Path to Ruri-do, the only building that was not torched by Oda Nobunaga in the 16th century. Unfortunately, it was too far for me to reach.
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Shuttle buses run between all three temple complexes. I took the shuttle bus from Saito to Yokawa which was too far away to walk.
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View during the bus ride.
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Gate to Yokawa temple complex in Enryakuji.
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The entrance pathway has picture panels explaining about the famous founders of Japanese Buddhist sects.
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About St. Shinran
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About St. Shinran at Enryakuji.
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Map of Yokawa
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Tatsugaike Pond and Benzaiten shrine
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Konpon Nyoho-to pagoda
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Konpon Nyoho-to pagoda
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There are these small Buddha statues all over Yokawa.
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Stilts of Yokawa Chudo Hall, the main hall in Yokawa.
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Yokawa Chudo Hall in Enryakuji, Mt Hiei, Otsu, Shiga.
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Yokawa Chudo Hall
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Altar inside Yokawa Chudo Hall
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Altar inside Yokawa Chudo Hall
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Inside Yokawa Chudo Hall
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Inside Yokawa Chudo Hall are numerous little Buddha statues.
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Yokawa Chudo Hall balcony
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About Yokawa Chudo Hall.
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Sekizan-gu Shrine
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About Sekizan-gu Shrine
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Shoro Bell tower
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Bell tower
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Grave
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Eshin-do temple
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About Eshin-do temple
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Ganzan Daishi-do Hall
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Gate to Ganzan Daishi-do Hall
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Ganzan Daishi-do Hall
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Inside Ganzan Daishi-do Hall
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Otsu-e picture. Details about Otsu-e here.
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About Ganzan Daishi-do Hall
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Benzaiten
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Gyo-in training hall (not open to the public).
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Path to Joko-in temple.
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Joko-in temple.
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Joko-in temple.
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Statue of Nichiren at Joko-in temple.
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Statue of Nichiren at Joko-in temple.
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Thank you for coming to worship. From here, I caught a shuttle bus back to the Enryakuji cable car station.
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The Enryakuji shuttle bus runs every day between the cable car station, Toto, Saito, and Yokawa during March 21 to Nov. 30 from 10 am to 4:30 pm. They don't run that often so check the bus times.
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Monk with a nice car.
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