A head temple of Shingon Sect, Zentsūji School.
This temple is known for its close relationship with Onono Komachi, famous poet of 9th century, renowned for her unusual beauty.
|A monument of a poem of Ono-no-komachi,|
woman poet of the Heian period (794 - 1185 or 1192)
|"Ema", a small wooden plaque |
to write prayers or wishes with a picture of (in this photo) Ono-no-komachi
|"Hondō", Main Hall and the garden|
|The Garden - 1|
|The Garden - 2|
|The Garden - 3|
|The Garden - 4|
|Bright yellow leaves of ginkgo|