TENNEIJI - JAPAN
Tenneiji ( Soto sect ) is also called “tree-peony temple” because of beautiful tree peony blossoms. The temple was founded in 1367 (the 6th year of the Joji Era). Do-en, a wealthy merchant in Onomichi, offered a prayer to open the temple and the grand hall was built according to the Shogun Takauji Ashikaga’s will. Tenneiji is famous for "Three-storied Pagoda "(Japan's Impotant Cultural Propaty) and "Rakan Hall" in with 500 Rakan deities'status stand in rows.