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Shokoku-ji Temple

Shokokuji Temple was built in 1382 by Shogun Ashikaga Yoshimitsu , who is regarded as one of the most powerful and influential  figures in Japanese history. It is located next to Kyoto Imperial Palace. Like many of Kyoto’s treasures, however, the temple complex was destroyed by fire and rebuilt many times. This Dharma Hall (Hatto) was… Read More »