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Hoko-ji Temple

This temple was founded by Toyotomi Hideyoshi in 1586. History relates that Tokugawa Ieyasu used the letters carved on the temple bell as an excuse to destroy the remaining members of Hideyoshi's family after the latter's death.

Address :
527-2 Cyayamachi, Yamato-oji higashi-iru, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto City
Telephone :
075-531-4928
Open :
9:00a.m.-4:00p.m.
Access :
City Bus to "Hakubutsukan Sanjusangendo-mae".
Fee :
200 yen

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