Higashi Hongan Ji, One of the largest wooden structures in the world

754 Tokiwa-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto-fu, Japan
One of the largest wooden structures in the world.
Very typical Japanese architecture.
The night is very quiet.
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Introduction

Higashi Hongan-ji, the head temple of the Jodo Shinshu sect, was established in 1602 and is an important temple of the Pure Land Buddhism. The main buildings of the temple were rebuilt during the Meiji period after experiencing four fires during the Edo period.
Address
754 Tokiwa-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto-fu, Japan
Opening hours
March to October: 5:50-17:30; November to February: 6:20-16:30.
Transportation
Train: Get off at JR Kyoto Station and walk for 7 minutes; Subway: Get off at Gojo Station and walk for 5 minutes.