Yakushiji Temple was established in 680 by Emperor Tenmu to pray for the recovery of his consort (who would later become Empress Jito) from an illness. However, all of the buildings except the East Pagoda were burned down by many natural and man-made disasters.
Yokushiji| Genjo Sanzoin
Contents Genjo Sanzoin (玄奘三蔵院)Yakushiji North Gate(北門) Yorakumon (與楽門)Genjo Sanzo Precinct Omon (大門)Kabukimon(冠木門), Honbo Jimusyo(Yakushiji Headquarters)本坊寺務所Genjo-Sanzo Precinct(玄奘三蔵院伽藍)Raimon (礼門) Genjyoto (玄奘塔) – Xuang Zang PagodaKintetu Kashihara Line – Nishinokyo Station Genjo Sanzoin (玄奘三蔵院) Yakushiji North Gate(北門) Yorakumon (與楽門) Genjo Sanzo…
Yasugaoka Hachimangu, The approach to Shrine with Sakura Trees. History: the present building was built in 1603 at the wish of Hideyori Toyotomi. “honji-suijaku” and “shinbutsu-shugo” Honden and Wakiden “Zakoya” Access map,