There is popular temple in Horikawa street.
This temple is Nishi Hongwanji temple.
Nishi Hongwanji, the Buddhist temple in Kyoto Shimogyo. This temple is a head temple of Jodo Shinshu Hongwanji School.
Precinct is designated as a national historic site, it is also a World Heritage Site as “Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto”.
It is a large ginkgo, which is also referred to as the “upside down ginkgo”. And, the old is more than 400 years.
Besides, there are a number of important cultural property in this temple.
The drum tower called Taiko-ro in Japanese is one of them.
And, everyone can enter into the main hall of Nishi Hongwanji, for free.
Monzencho, Shimogyo-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto