The Yata-ji branch temple in Kyoto has a completely different atmosphere from the main family (Yada-ji Temple on Mount King Kong in Nara is the main family, and it is covered with hydrangeas every June). It is located in the corner of the downtown commercial street. It is also the center of Jizo belief. The nature is at its best. The most famous is its bell delivery (as opposed to the traditional greeting). In short, it is still very prosperous, and the decoration is also very marketable, which is far from the style of the family's Ziyang Garden. Souvenirs are sold in the physical underground store.
The shops along the route mostly sell fish, Kyoto vegetables and other fresh ingredients or dried foods, pickles and other processed foods, and there are many old shops. Many ingredients unique to Kyoto can be bought here, so it is also called "Kyoto's Kitchen".
Yata Temple was originally built in the Heian period, named Nara Yata Temple. Later, over a long period of time, it experienced many relocations and finally reached the current site in Kyoto, Yatayama. Temple Hao Jingangshan Temple. There are nearly ten thousand hydrangeas planted in Yata Temple. When the flowering season, hydrangeas bloom enthusiastically, and the colorful sea of flowers illuminates the entire Yata Temple very beautifully, so it is also called Hydrangea Temple. The Jizo statue at Yata Temple is very unique. Jizo Bodhisattva stands in a raging flame. It is said that this is carved by the founder of Yata Temple, Master Manqing, based on another founder, Ono Huang, who saw Jizo Bodhisattva in the Underworld. . Fan Zhong in Yatian Temple is very famous. It is said that its bell can soothe the dead and make them reach the Netherworld smoothly, so it is also called sending the bell.
Various flowers and trees, a temple with a sense of hierarchy.
Although the temple is not big, it is very suitable for praying and has its own characteristics!
This temple is located in Teramachi shopping street. It's a lovely temple with many lanterns and jijo figures. Worth your time if you go to the Shinkyogoku/Teramachi shopping street. Also close to Nis...