Saikyo-ji Temple is the head of the Tendai Shinsei Sect, which has more than 450 branch temples across Japan. The grounds feature a total of four separate gardens, each styled differently and all worth seeing.
There is also a garden here in the path-around-a-pond style, with the pond itself shaped like Lake Biwa, creating a unique landscape that links Lake Biwa with prayer and imparting to all visitors the nature of prayer in the region.
|5-13-1 Sakamoto, Otsu City, Shiga
|9:00 - 16:30
Keihan Electric Railway Ishiyama Sakamoto Line Sakamoto Station 20 min. on foot
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