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    Experience The Exotic Gardens At Daigoji Temple Kyoto

    Tuesday, December 8, 2009


    Experience The Exotic Gardens At Daigoji Temple Kyoto
    Daigoji is a world heritage temple. The temple was declared as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. It was founded in 874 AD. It is located in Kyoto. The 5-storey pagado is the highlight of the temple. The pagoda dates back to 951 AD. The beautiful garden that is placed outside the temple is also quite popular among the visitors. History: Shobo founded the temple Daigoji in 874 AD. The temple got the support from the royal family in the year 907 AD. The pagoda which stand still till the date was been constructed in 951 AD. By the end of 16th century the temple was declined. During the same time a famous feudal lord Hideyoshi Toyotomi visited the temple. He was known for the merging of Japan. He was quite impressed with the temple and thus ordered for the restoration of the temple. The gardens  [...]

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