Having about one hour ride on the subway and local bus from main city of Kyoto we reach Ohara area,northern Kyoto.Green mountains,green farms and also many historical temples can be seen there. Please spare only one day during your stay in kyoto so that you can feel different atmoshere from main city of Kyoto.
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Sanzen-in temple was originally built by Saicho,founder of Tendai sect in the 9th century far from Ohara on Hieizan mountain near Biwa lake.After long travel this temple has been settled here in Ohara in the beginning of 19th century.Amida Nyorai in buddha hall has been designated as national treasure.Moreover the most famous articles in Sanzen-in temple are small zizo buddaha sattuva wo are lieing on the green moss in the main garden the smile of which will make your soul definitely be cleansed.
Next visits are Jikko-in temple and Hosei-in temple,both belong to Tendai sect.We can enjoy typical Japanese stroll gardens with ponds,stones and a lot of trees.If you like you can have
maccha(green tea) and Japanese sweets.
For lunch you will be guided to one small restaurat where you can find a menu of mainly arranged by typical local vegetable(say,Kyoto vegetable)
After 15 miniutes walk we reach our final destination,Jakko-in temple.This temple is well known as a retreat of Kanreimon-in,a daughter of strong samurai leader,Tairano Kiyomori and a mother of Emperor Antoku.Emperor Antoku died in the war between Heike(Taira)family and
Genji family in the 12th century.
guide fee only
one day ticket for subway and local bus(for you and guide)￥900/person
entrance fee for each temple(for you)￥700～800/person
I am ready to come to Nagoya even transportation cost exceeds the standard slightly since It's my native town and know even the corner of the street.
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