Situated above the east bank of the Uji River in Kyoto Prefecture, Mimurotoji (or Mimurodo-ji) is the 10th temple of the Saigoku Kannon pilgrimage. A picturesque mountain temple, its courtyard is filled with beds of lotus plants and a memorial beside the belfry is associated with Ukifune in The Tale of Genji.
The temple's hondo displays a strong Chinese influence in its architecture.
Mimurotoji's Chinese-style hondo.
Lotus plants at Mimuroto-ji, situated in the hills east of Uji River.
Steps leading up to Mimuroto-ji temple.
View of Mimuroto-ji temple from the main steps.
Memorial to the Hashihime, the Maiden of the Bridge.