Junen-ji Temple (Kyoto City) (十念寺 (京都市))
Junen-ji Temple, a temple of the Seizan Jodo sect, is located in Kamigyo Ward, Kyoto City. Its sango (literally, "mountain name"), which is the title prefixed to the name of a Buddhist temple, is Kagusan. Its honzon (principal image of Buddha) is Amida Nyorai (Amitabha Tathagata).
It is said to have started as a priest lodge that was built by Shina, a prince of Emperor Gokameyama, in Seigan-ji Temple in 1431, and that in 1591 it was moved to the site it now occupies.
Important cultural property
Color painting picture scroll of Bukkigun
Dosan MANASE, etc.
13 Tsuruyama-cho, Imadegawa-dori-agaru, Teramachi-dori Street, Kamigyo Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture
It is a five-minute walk from the Kawaramachi Imadegawa bus stop of Kyoto City Bus.