Dainen-ji Temple (Oyamazaki-cho) (大念寺 (大山崎町))

Dainen-ji Temple is a Buddhist temple belonging to the Pure Land Sect located in Oyamazaki-cho, Otokuni-gun, Kyoto Prefecture. Its sango (literally, "mountain name"), which is the title prefixed to the name of a Buddhist temple, is Mihotokezan. The temple is situated at the foot of Mt. Tenno, below Hoshaku-ji Temple.

Dainen-ji Temple was founded in 1555 during the latter part of the Muromachi period by the kaiki (founding patron) Ijiri Tajimanokami Chosuke and kaizan (founding priest) Tokuyo Konen who was invited from Chion-in Temple.

The temple halls were destroyed by fire during the Hamaguri Rebellion but were soon rebuilt and survive to today.

Cultural properties
Wooden standing statue of Amida Nyorai: Designated an Important Cultural Property and created in 1243 during the Kamakura period
A hexagonal stone garden lantern: Created during the Momoyama period (inscribed 1584)

Location
69 Koaza Uenota, Oyamazaki, Oyamazaki-cho, Kyoto Prefecture 618-0071

Access
15 minutes walk from Oyamazaki Station on the Hankyu Kyoto Main Line. 15 minutes walk from Yamazaki Station (Kyoto Prefecture) on the JR Kyoto Line.

Nearby attractions
Hoshaku-ji Temple
Ruins of the Battle of Yamazaki
Graves if the seventeen patriots
Rikyu Hachiman-gu Shrine (Abura-za)
Myoki-an Temple
Tai-an Teahouse
Oyamazaki Villa Museum
Oyamazaki-Cho Historical Archives
Yamazaki Shoten Temple
Sakatoke-jinja Shrine
Ruins of Oyamazaki tile kiln (nationally designated historic site)
Suntory Yamazaki Distillery