Founded in 984 by the priest Kaisan, Shinnyodo is located just north of Kyoto on Mount Yoshida. The temple garden incorporates a view of the Eastern Hills, a landscaping technique known as shakkei (borrowed scenery).
Shinnyodo Temple Pagoda.
Shinnyodo temple garden with a "borrowed scenery" (shakkei) view of Kyoto's Eastern Hills.
Shinnyodo temple pagoda in early Autumn.
Painting of Shakyamuni's parinirvana.
Stone images at Shinnyodo temple.
Shinnyodo Temple statue.
Shinnyodo Temple pond.