Kosho-ji Temple : The noted place of the colored leaves in Uji.

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Kosho-ji Temple which there is in Uji of Kyoto is ascetic practices temple of the Soto sect.
Many monk practicing asceticisms train themselves every day in this temple.

In addition, the approach to a shrine of this temple has length of 200m, and a popular name is called “koto hill(琴坂)”.

There is this temple in the place that is near to Ujigami-jinja Shrine and Byodo-in Temple.

↓Visit article of Byodo-in Temple is here.↓

↓Visit article of Ujigami-jinja Shrine is here.↓

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Contents:

  1. About Kosho-ji Temple
  2. Highlight of Kosho-ji Temple
  3. Goshuin(shrine seal or stamp) of Kosho-ji Temple
  4. How to get to Kosho-ji Temple

1.About Kosho-ji Temple

This temple is ascetic practices temple of the Soto sect not a general sightseeing temple.

I think that you can taste the atmosphere of the Japanese original temple.

2.Highlight of Kosho-ji Temple

There is this temple around the Uji River where green is rich.
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When the outskirts of the Uji River are autumn, colored leaves are very beautiful.
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引用(citation):http://www.imamiya.jp/haruhanakyoko/colored/info/kosyo.htm

This is the outer gate which is the entrance of the temple.
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The approach to a shrine spreading out from an outer gate is called “koto hill”.
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The koto Hill is known as a noted place of colored leaves.
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引用(citation):http://ibentojyouhou.seesaa.net/article/407104043.html
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引用(citation):http://photograph.pro/wallpaper/07124207_FHD.html

This is the main gate of this temple.
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This is the main hall of this temple.
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This is a Zen meditation dojo studio and a pagoda. The monk practicing asceticisms perform the ascetic practices of the Zen meditation in this building.
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This is interior of the building of the Zen meditation dojo studio.
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This is the temple hall commemorating its founding or founder.
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This is Kuri(kitchen-cum-office of a Zen temple or monastery) to look at from the courtyard.
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The lecture hall is a training dojo studio of the monk practicing asceticism.
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This is Kyo-do Hall(経堂).
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3.Goshuin(shrine seal or stamp) of Kosho-ji Temple

A letter of “Joyo Daishi(承陽大師)” is written.
*Joyo Daishi Dogen (1200 – 1253): Koso (founder) of Japanese Soto Sect.
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4.How to get to Kosho-ji Temple

●MAP

Nearest station of Kosho-ji Temple is “Keihan Uji Line Uji Station” or “JR Uji Station”.

  Timetable and Route Search

■Route Example (From Osaka)
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■Route Example (From Kyoto)
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■Keihan Uji Station→Kosho-ji Temple
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How did you like it?

I think that you can taste the atmosphere of the Japanese original temple. (○´艸`)
Please try to go by all means.

Have a nice trip! ( *´艸`)

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