Tōfuku-ji (東福寺) is a Buddhist temple in Higashiyama-ku in Kyoto, Japan. Tōfuku-ji takes its name from two temples in Nara, Tōdai-ji and Kōfuku-ji. It is one of the so-called Kyoto Gozan or "five great Zen temples of Kyoto". Its honorary sangō prefix is Enichi-san (慧日山).---
Kennin-ji (建仁寺) is a historic Zen Buddhist temple in Higashiyama, Kyoto, Japan, near Gion, at the end of Hanami Lane. It is considered to be one of the so-called Kyoto Gozan or "five most important Zen temples of Kyoto".---
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This is the official site of castle in the sky: Echizen Ono Castle administered by Ono City, Fukui Prefecture.Ono City, Fukui Prefecture is a castle town located in the Hokuriku region, with more than 400-years of history. This town still holds a strong image of a castle town and it is well-known as “Little Kyoto.
Oyama Shrine (尾山神社 Oyama-jinja) is located in Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture, just west of Kanazawa Castle Park. It commemorates Maeda Toshiie (前田 利家, 1538-1599), the first daimyō of Kaga Domain and was constructed in 1599 by his son and successor, Maeda Toshinaga.
Located in Otsu City, Shiga, it enshrines Emperor Tenchi, who moved the capital to Otsu, was enshrined. The water clock stand and Omi Jingu Tokei Museum are located in the precincts. A clock festival is held on June 10, the day called Time Day.
Mii-dera Temple (三井寺, also known as Onjoji Temple) is located in Otsu City, Shiga Prefecture. Mii means "Three-Well Temple". It refers to three Emperors (Tenchi, Temmu and Jito) who as newborns bathed in the temple's well.