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In Ohara, there are many temples which belong to Tendai sect (their main temple is Hieizan Enryakuji). Raigo-in is also one of them. Compared to Sanzenin, this temple is maybe less attractive. Behind this temple there is a waterfall named Otonashino Taki. It is free...More
The temple is only 5 min. on foot from Sanzenin temple. Though people come to Sanzenin, less people aware this temple. When I visited on weekend, there were a few people and the atomosphere was quiet and nice.
We walked all over Ohara to get a feeling for the area and see the temples. We didn't pay to go into all of them, but we did here. The grounds were quiet with no other visitors, and pretty. On our exit, the monk played...More
Raigo-in might be not as impressive or large as sanzen-in, but if you want to escape the crowds it is a good idea to walk up the hill (sometimes there is not a single other guest). It is also only 400 yen entrance. The garden...More
This temple locates 10 minutes walk up-hill from the famous Sanzen-in Temple.
I visited this temple on my way to the Otonashi Fall. This temple was once a training school for Buddhist chant but seems it was long time ago. Now only a hall and...More