Eikandō (Zenrin-ji)

  • Address: 48 Eikandō-chō, Sakyō-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto Prefecture ( rough location)
  • Founder: Shinshō
  • Founded: 853

The head temple of Jōdo Sect, Seizan-zenrinji School. Famous for its colored leaves in autumn.






The harmony of red, orange and green




Hōseichi Pond




Karamon Gate




Ishi-dōrō, stone lantern




A tree with interesting branches




The contrast of yellow and green




Patterned sand garden in front of the Shakadō




One of the ornaments of railling




Ornamental metal fittings




A curved stairecase to "Garūrō" (covered corridor where lies a dragon)




Sazanka, Camellia sasanqua




Ojizō-san, Bodhisattva Jizō




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