Myth of Honno-ji no hen
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This app include history and background of [Incident at Honno-ji] which is most mysterious incident occur in Japan History.
The Incident at Honno-ji (Honno-ji no Hen) refers to the forced suicide on June 21, 1582 of Japanese daimyo Oda Nobunaga at the hands of his samurai general Akechi Mitsuhide. This occurred in Honno-ji, a temple in Kyoto, ending Nobunaga's quest to consolidate centralized power in Japan under his authority.
This app include photo gallery of World Heritage Sites in Kyoto with 105 photos and movies.
Honno-ji is a temple of the Nichiren branch of Buddhism located in Kyoto, Japan. Its honzon is mandara-honzon from Nam Myoho Renge Kyo.
Honno-ji is most famous for the Incident at Honno-ji. Oda Nobunaga lodged there before his invasion of the west. However on the morning of June 21, 1582, the traitorous forces of Akechi Mitsuhide surrounded the temple and set it on fire. Knowing there was no way out for him, Nobunaga committed seppuku along with his attendant Mori Ranmaru. Ranmaru's brothers also perished at Honno-ji.
The rebuilt Honno-ji stands on a different site in Kyoto, near Kyoto Shiyakusho-mae Station.
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UNESCO World Heritage Sites are said to "represent a masterpiece of human creative genius" and have "outstanding universal value." The variety, historical span and sheer number of World Heritage Sites in Kyoto is unrivaled in Japan. Nijo-jo Castle and the sixteen temples and shrines below were selected as World Heritage Sites by UNESCO in 1994. For over thirty five years the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, has sought to name, catalog, and preserve the natural and man-made treasures of humanity.
8)Mt.Hiei-zan Enryaku-ji Temple
9)Saiho-ji Temple (Koke-dera Temple)
14)Kinkaku-ji Temple (Golden Pavilion)
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