Nanzenji temple

Nanzen-ji is a Buddhist temple of Kyoto that was established in 1291 by the emperor Kameyama on the site of his retirement palace. It is particularly known for its massive gate and the aqueduct that was built in the nineteenth century to bring fresh water from lake Biwa. The Nanzen-ji temble grounds includes many sub-temples featuring beautiful gardens.

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Country: Japan
Area : Kinki area
Prefecture : Kyōto-fu
City : Kyōto-shi
District : Nanzenji Fukuchichō
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