Jingo-ji Temple was originally from two different temples, and these temples were merged in in 824. This was the origin of Zingo-ji Temple. This temple has many National Treasures such as Yakushi-nyorai Buddha statue, works of calligraphy, and pictures. It is believed that Yakushi-nyorai Buddha statue protects people from ill so it holds a medicine pot. Zingo-ji Temple is also famous for colored Japanese maple trees. It turns into red and yellow in autumn. In November you can enjoy illuminated trees.