Kyoto Japan Tourist Information and Travel Guide
The Higashi and Nishi Hongan-ji Temples are two large Buddhist temples located in central Kyoto.
The Higashi Hongan-ji Temple was built in the early 1600s and is the head temple of the Otani faction of Jodo-shin Buddhism.
There are two main halls: the Goeido Hall and the Amidado Hall. The garden is open to the public.