Gio-ji Temple, Kyoto

Gio-ji temple is the retreat originally used by two discarded concubines of Taira Kiyomori in the late Heian period. The incident was made famous by The Tale of the Heike.

Gio-ji Temple Moss Garden

Moss garden in front of Gioji Temple.

Gio-ji Temple path

Path leading to Gioji Temple.