Shinno-ji Temple (Yawata City) (神応寺 (八幡市))

Shinno-ji Temple is a Buddhist temple belonging to the Soto Sect located in Yawata City, Kyoto Prefecture. The sango (literally, "mountain name"), which is the title prefixed to the name of a Buddhist temple) is Itosugiyama (Mt. Itosugi). The principal image is Yakushi Nyorai (the Healing Buddha).

Shinno-ji Temple is said to have been founded 859 and 877, and was granted a trade license from the Edo bakufu (Japanese feudal government headed by a shogun) during the Edo period.

Cultural Property
Important Cultural Property
Wooden seated statue of Gyokyo Risshi (Buddhist priest)

24 Yawata Nishitakabo, Yawata City, Kyoto Prefecture

Nearby Shrine
Iwashimizu Hachiman-gu Shrine

[Original Japanese]