Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Ninna-ji Temple

Founded in 886 with retired emperor Uda as its first abbot, Ninna-ji became the first of Kyoto's monzeki - temples whose abbots came from the imperial family.

Ninna-ji Temple's Niomon

Ninna-ji Temple features Shinden-style covered walkways

Thatched gate and Niomon at Ninna-ji Temple

Ninna-ji Temple Garden

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