Saionji Temple is a Buddhist temple located at Kyoto prefecture in Kinki district. The temple is dedicated to Amida Nyorai ( the?Amit?bha Buddha ).
More Details (Japanese Site)
"西園寺" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Address||362 Teramachi, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, Japan
"京都府京都市上京区寺町通鞍馬口下る高徳寺町３６２" in Kanji (Chinese characters)
|Access||30-minute drive from the Kyoto-Higashi I.C. on the Meishin Expressway.|
|Admission Fee||Free in the precincts|
The Nihon Shoki (日本書紀), sometimes translated as The Chronicles of Japan, is the second oldest book of classical Japanese history. The book is also called the Nihongi (日本紀 lit. Japanese Chronicles). It is more elaborate and detailed than the Kojiki, the oldest, and has proven to be an important tool for historians and archaeologists as it includes the most complete extant historical record of ancient Japan. The Nihon Shoki was finished in 720 under the editorial supervision of Prince Toneri and with the assistance of O no Yasumaro.
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