Rokkaku-do 六角堂 (aka Choboji 頂法寺) is an Buddhist temple south of Karasuma center of Kyoto. Is famous for ikebana flower arrangement in Japan, one of the arts and crafts of Kyoto. With an hexagonal pagoda in the middle of the City is commonly called Rokkaku-do, because of its unique shape. Roku means six in Japanese. Some people believe that the hexagon is connected to the purification of the six senses. Before Kyoto became capital of Japan, Rokkaku-do was already there. Kannon, Jizō, and Fudō In addition, that Temple is important for many reasons. Most of all is the eighteenth stop on the Saigoku Kannon Pilgrimage of thirty-three Buddhist temples in Kansai area Japan. If you are in love with the tranquillity of Japanese gardens and handling of flowers, you should take a stroll around it.
(open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. No entry fee is charged.)
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