Thumbnail pictures from the temple Chishaku-in in Kyoto - Japan


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The temple Chishaku-in is on the same site as an previous temple Shoun-in built by Hideyoshi Toyotomi in memory of his son.  In the treasure house is screen paintings from this temple made by Hasegawa Tohaku and his son. The paitings are some of the best from the Momoyama period.  The tempel has a fine garden.

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