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Ninna-ji

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Places to Go: Ninna-ji Temple

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Ninnaji Temple (仁和寺), Kyoto City, Japan

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UNESCO World Heritage Site in Kyoto/Ninna-ji Temple

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Ninnaji Temple Kyoto | 仁和寺

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Kyoto, Ninna-ji temple, Japan

Ninna-ji is the head temple of the Omuro school of the Shingon Sect of Buddhism. Located in western Kyoto, Japan, it was founded in AD 888 by the retired Emperor Uda. It is part of the Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.