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


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The temple Myoho-in is a monzeki temple of the Tendai sect. Until the shogunate fell in 1868 the head priest in a monzeki temple was always a member of the imperial family. Founded in 1160. It served as a temporary palace after the imperial palace was destroyed by fire.

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