Nanzenji (南禅寺), established in 1291 was converted from a former residence of Emperor Kameyama upon his death.
Autumn comes to Nanzen-ji Temple in late November. The beauty of the colorful leaves took my breath away. The head priests of Nanzen-ji Temple were always the most outstanding Zen masters of the period; Priest Issan Ichinei (1313), Muso Soseki (1325), and others. Hojo Garden is a typical rock and sand garden built in the early Edo era. It features a wide, open space in front of a corner of green. The designer was Kobori Enshu, who was an expert at weaving western techniques such as perspective into his stone arrangements.
Eikando Temple (永観堂), formerly known as Zenrin-ji temple, was established in 853 and is the head temple for the Seizan branch of Japan's Jōdo-shū Buddhist sect. The temple is known for its autumn scenery.
The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto is an art museum in Kyoto, Japan. This Kyoto museum is also known by the English acronym MoMAK. [Wikipedia]
The Heian Shrine is a Shinto shrine located in Sakyō-ku, Kyoto, Japan. The Shrine is ranked as a Beppyō Jinja by the Association of Shinto Shrines. It is listed as an important cultural property of Japan. [Wikipedia]