Legend claims there are five white doves hidden in the plaque of the San-mon gate; the five short strokes in the characters for Zenkō-ji...
Founded in the 7th century National Treasure Zenkō-ji is home to the revered statue Ikkō-Sanzon, said to be the first Buddhist image to...
A music spot popular with jazz lovers for its live shows; check the website for schedule info.
A stone's throw from Zenkō-ji on Nakamise-dōri, unassuming Marusei serves soba and tonkatsu among others; the generous Marusei bentō ...
One of Zenkō-ji's gates.