Ninna-ji

  • Address: 33 Omuroouchi, Ukyō-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto Prefecture ( rough location)
  • Founder: Retired Emperor Uda
  • Founded: 888

The head temple of Shingon Sect, Omuro School. This temple had close relationships with the imperial family. This place, Omuro, is famous for Omuro Zakura (a variety of cherry tree with its flowers of multilayered petals) whose flowers are said to bloom lastly in Kyoto. This temple is also the head of the Omuro School of flower arrangement.






The South Garden of "Shinden"




The North Garden of "Shinden" seen from "Reimeiden"




Five-storied Pagoda of 36 meters high constructed in 1644




"Omura-zakura", special variety which grows in this temple - 1




"Omura-zakura", special variety which grows in this temple - 2




"Omura-zakura", special variety which grows in this temple - 3




"Omura-zakura", special variety which grows in this temple - 4




"Omura-zakura", special variety which grows in this temple - 5




"Omura-zakura", special variety which grows in this temple - 6




"Omura-zakura", special variety which grows in this temple - 7




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