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鞍馬寺 中秋の名月 Harvest Moon, Kuramadera temple,Kyoto
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鞍馬寺

Kuramadera-Temple

Kurama-dera(鞍馬寺)is a temple in the far north ofKyoto,Japanwhich houses someNational Treasures of Japan. It was amember of theTendaisect and subordinate toShōren-infrom the 12th century until 1949 when it founded its own religious body.The object of worship is esoteric and unique to the temple. It is said to have been founded by a disciple ofJianzhen.

Situated in secluded wilderness at the base ofMount Kurama, it is accessible by its owncable carline, theKurama-dera Cable.

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Copyright: Kudo Kenji Photograph
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Uploaded: 20/09/2013
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