Hokan-ji Temple (Yasaka Pagoda), Kyoto

Founded in 589, Hokan-ji was dedicated to the five great nyorai, but it is now little more than a pagoda surrounded by residential buildings near Yasaka Shrine.

Hokanji Temple Maiko

Women dressed as apprentice geisha outside Hokanji Temple.

Visitors may climb up the narrow steps inside the pagoda.

Hokanji Temple Stone Images

Stone images at Hokanji Temple.

Hokanji Temple Gate

Entrance to Hokanji Temple.

Hokanji Temple Path

Path leading to Hokanji Temple.



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