Tenryuji(天龍寺) temple, Arashiyama

Tenryuji is another important temple in Kyoto. This Zen Buddhist temple is listed among the world heritage sites of UNESCO. The temple main hall is surrounded by a beautiful vast garden with a pond. Behind the garden is the woody mountain Arashiyama. This famous old garden and the mountain creates a picturesque at the temple grounds. Tenryuji temple and the bamboo groves are the very first tourist destinations in Arashiyama. 

Diety statues in Tenryuji