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  • Ishiyama-dera Temple

  • Ishiyama-dera Temple
    • Ishiyama-dera is the temple of the To-ji Shingon sect of Buddhism in Otsu-city, Shiga. It was founded by Emperor Shomu's behest in 749.
    • Hondo (national treasure) is built on a huge base rock called wollastonite ("Ishiyama-dera wollastonite") of the natural treasure of a country, and this also serves as the origin of a temple name.
    • Tahoto is the building of the Kamakura term with beautiful balance beauty, and both a bell tower and Daimon become the erection in early stages of Kamakura.

The cherry tree of Ishiyama-dera.

    The cherry tree of Ishiyama-dera Temple

  • The flower of the cherry tree which made the background the green and various kinds of buildings of the precincts of a temple is beautiful.Wonderful cherry blossom viewing can be carried out feeling history.
  • The cherry tree roadside trees of the other approach both ends were full glory from the cherry tree roadside trees of the Seta river both banks which go to Ishiyama-dera from the Keihan Ishiyama station, and the Ishiyama-dera University of Tokyo gate to Hondo.
  • In the precincts of a temple, the stroll garden "Muyuen" which consists of a pond which modeled Lake Biwa, or a waterfall is located, and a cherry tree, azalea, and a Japanese iris can be enjoyed.

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    Access to Ishiyama-dera Temple

  • [Address]
  •     1-1-1, Ishiyamadera, Otsu-city, Shiga Pref.
  • [Access]
  •     Keihan Ishiyama-line; 10-minute walk from Ishiyamadera Station.
  • [The link to a website]
  •     The website of "Ishiyama-dera Temple"(japanese)

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