Bishamondō

  • Address: 18 Anshū.inariyamachō, Yamashina-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto Prefecture ( rough location)
  • Founded: 703

A temple of Tiantai School (Tendai-shū) dedicated to Bishamonten, the chief of the Four Heavenly Kings (Shitennō) and an important figure in Buddhist mythology. Famous for its colored leaves in autumn.






Niōmon Gate




Shinden (left) and Reiden (right)




Kannon-dō in the garden Bansuien




Maple trees with colored leaves in the precincts - 1




Maple trees with colored leaves in the precincts - 2




Maple trees with colored leaves in the precincts - 3




Maple trees with colored leaves in the precincts - 4




Maple trees with colored leaves in the precincts - 5




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