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


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The temple Hokongo-in was the villa of  a court official Natsuno Kiyahara in the beginning of the Heian period. After has dead is was converted to a temple and later rebuilt in 1130. The garden is famous for its lotus pond and still has its Heian form.

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