2. View the sights of Kyoto
  3. Daikaku-ji



Daikaku-ji Temple is located in the north-east of Sagano area and it is known to be the land where Emperor Saga had his imperial villa during the early Heian Era. He established this temple and a deity called Myoou is the main Buddha of this temple. 30 years after his death, a princess changed the imperial villa to temple and this was officially called Daikaku-ji. This temple had strong relationships with the politics during the Kamakura Era. This temple is often used in the movies and promotion videos because it is near to Uzumasa Film Studio which is famous for the traditional Japanese entertainment.