Shisendo Temple, Kyoto

Built in 1641 by the poet Ishikawa Jozan, Shisendo Temple is located to the northeast of Kyoto City and belongs to the Soto sect of Zen Buddhism.

Shisendo Temple Entrance

Shisendo Temple's strange entrance features eye-like windows.

Shisendo Temple Hondo View

View of azalea bushes from Shisendo Temple's main hall.

Shisendo Temple Garden

Shisendo Temple's garden.

Shisendo Temple Pampas Grass

Pampas grass at Shisendo Temple.

Shisendo Temple Gate

Shisendo Temple's rustic gate.