One of the temples on the Saigoku Kannon Pilgrimage, Ishiyama-dera is associated with Shikibu Murasaki

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Shikibu Murasaki was said to have started writing The Tale of Genji while ensconced at Ishiyama-dera, and during every spring and fall, the Shikibu Murasaki Exhibition is held at the temple which can be enjoyed for its flowers all throughout the seasons.
Business Hours
Saturday ( 8:0 AM ~ 4:30 PM )
Sunday ( 8:0 AM ~ 4:30 PM )
Weekdays ( 8:0 AM ~ 4:30 PM )

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Adult: 600 JPY
Children: 250 JPY
1-1-1 Ishiyamadera, Otsu, Shiga
(077) 537-0013

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