[temple] Sokokuji temple

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Shōkoku-ji is Rinzai Shōkoku-ji sect head temple.
Ashikaga Yoshimitsu is aimed at establishment.
It was completed in 1392, and it was a founding the Yumemado Kokushi.

Shōkoku-ji Place the monk book Tsukasa governing manage the Zen temple in Yamauchi, it was a central presence of Zen government.

However, we would be up in flames in the misfire.
After five years, though Baotou seven-layer has been erected,
It was also decline, such as by destroyed by lightning.
Shōkoku-ji was repeated reconstruction.

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Sermon hall is donated from Hideyori Toyotomi.
On the ceiling, dragon diagram Wadakama the Kano Mitsunobu drew is depicted.
The painting is known as ‘squeal dragon’.

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The number of tourists visiting this temple is small compared to other famous temples, so  you will be able to go around slowly looking at the temple.

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701, Sokokujimonzencho, Kamigyo-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, 602-0898, Japan

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