Ishiyama-dera Temple

Set on the side of a mountain overlooking Lake Biwa, Ishiyama-dera temple was a popular pilgrimage in Murasaki's day. It was founded in 749 and is headquarters of one of the Shingon Buddhist sects.

Ishiyama Temple Muyuen Arbour

Muyu-en garden.

Ishiyama Temple Belfry

Ishiyamadera belfry.

Ishiyama Temple Hall

Bishamondo at Ishiyamadera Temple.