Byodo-in temple, one of 17 World Cultural Heritage sites in Kyoto, has a typical Jodo-Shiki teien (Pure Land garden) that consists of Amida-do (Ho'o-do) hall and a pond. Amida-do, a national treasure, stands facing east on Naka-jima island in Aji-ike pond. The layout was designed so that ancient…
February 20, 2018
Byodoin is a buddhist temple which is on the list of UNESCO World Heritage Site. Its beautiful feature “Hoodo” (Phoenix Hall) is featured on the back of the Japanese ten yen coin.
June 26, 2018
Byodoin temple is printed on 10 yen coin in Japan. This is a important temple in Kyoto unlike typical touristic place. Green tea is famous around here. You can try Maccha(Green tea) foods on the way to Byodoin.
August 23, 2015
Take the train from Nishiōji Station,Switch to Nara line in Kyoto Station.Please get off Uji station.
October 29, 2018
The Byōdō-in Temple, established in AD 988, boasts many unique buildings, shrines, and artworks worthy of a visit.
September 23, 2017
Byōdō-in is the star attraction in the Kyoto suburb of Uji. It's home to one of the loveliest Buddhist structures in Japan: the Hōō-dō hall, which is depicted on the back of the Japanese ¥10 coin. Perched overlooking a serene reflecting pond, this refurbished hall is a stunning sight. Paired with a…
January 2, 2016
Phoenix of Byodo of world heritage can be found in ten thousand yen bill. Temple is famous for its table of 10 yen coin.
“Highly recommend this beauty of a museum designed by I.M. Pei if you are staying in Kyoto for more than a couple days. A great day trip out to Shiga prefecture. Please check their website for directions and opening hours. May be closed during winter time.”
“An old shrine constructed by the order of Emperor Ninken, enshrining Emperor Hanzei. It is said that the Tajihi-no-shibagaki-no-miya (imperial residence) stood in this location around the 5th century. ”