Anrakuju-in

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Anrakuju-in in Fushimi, Kyoto
Grave of Emperor Toba
Grave of Emperor Konoe

Anrakuju-in (安楽寿院?) is a Buddhist temple in Fushimi, Kyoto, Japan, built by former-Emperor Toba in 1137. The temple houses a number of Important Cultural Properties and the emperors Toba and Konoe are buried in the grounds. The Ashikaga estate from which the Ashikaga clan derived its name once belonged to Anrakuju-in.[1]

Important Cultural Properties[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Plutschow, Herbert E. (1995). Japan's Name Culture: Significance of Names in a Religious, Political and Social Context. Routledge. p. 119. ISBN 978-1-873410-42-4. 
  2. ^ "Database of Registered National Cultural Properties". Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved 7 April 2011. 
  3. ^ "Database of Registered National Cultural Properties". Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved 7 April 2011. 
  4. ^ "Database of Registered National Cultural Properties". Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved 7 April 2011. 
  5. ^ "Database of Registered National Cultural Properties". Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved 7 April 2011. 

External links[edit]

(Japanese) Anrakuju-in homepage

Coordinates: 34°57′09″N 135°45′17″E / 34.95250°N 135.75472°E / 34.95250; 135.75472