Jingo-ji

  • Address: 5 Takaochō, Umegahata, Ukyō-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto Prefecture ( rough location)
  • Founder: Wakeno Kiyomaro
  • Founded: 824

A temple of Kōyasan Shingon Sect on the mountainside of Mount Takao in the Atago mountain range (924m). Famous for the colored leaves in autumn. Its Kondō, main hall, houses the central image of Yakushi Nyorai, the Buddha of Healing.






Kondō, the main hall with a a roof of "Irimoya-zukuri", hip-and-gable roof




The rafters of the main hall




The gorge "Kinun-kyo"
seen from an observation deck of the temple












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