Founded in 645, Abemonju-in Temple is dedicated to the Bodhisattva Monju and contains the largest sculpture of the deity in Japan. It is also the birthplace of Heian-era Yin-Yang master Abe no Seimei.
Floating pavillion at Abemonjuin temple.
Visitors to the temple are treated to a bowl of delicious macha and a small cake with a pentangle design on top.
Abemonjuin temple hondo.
Statue of Monju Bodhisattva riding a lion at Abemonjuin temple.
Small hall at Abemonjuin.
Subterranean shrine beside the temple.
Floral display to welcome in the Year of the Boar.