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Hōkiji was originally built in 606 as Okamoto Palace for Prince Shōtoku, who is a famous figure in Japanese history for his patronage of Buddhism and civilising edicts. In 622 it became a temple and in 638 high priest Fukuryo built the Hondō dedicated to...More
At first , I'm not interested in here very much. But I went there so I had much time to spare. I found the temple far nicer than I expected.
Whole impression looked like Ginkakuji Temple in Kyoto . A receptionist man was friendly. Although...More