SAIHOJI - JAPAN
Saihoji Temple is a Rinzai Zen Buddhist temple located in Matsuo, Nishikyo Ward, Kyoto, Japan. The temple, which is famed for its moss garden, is commonly referred to as "Koke-dera" , meaning "moss temple", and is also known as "Koinzan Saiho-ji". The temple, primarily constructed to honor Amitabha, was first founded by Gyoki, and was later restored by Muso Soseki. In 1994, Saiho-ji was registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, as part of the "Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto".