Ukimido at Mangetsuji, a Temple Located on the Shores of Lake Biwa, Has Been Selected as One of the Eight Views of Omi. Check Out the Origins of Ukimodo, Which Date Back to the Heian Period!
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This video, titled "Ukimido Mangetsuji Temple - Shiga - 満月寺 浮御堂 - 4K Ultra HD," was released by "TokyoStreetView - Japan The Beautiful"
Mangetsuji Temple, located on the shores of Lake Biwa in Otsu City, Shiga Prefecture, is home to a temple called Ukimido, which is a Buddhist temple that sits over the lake.
This temple is located on the shores of Lake Biwa in Otsu City, Shiga Prefecture, and was built by monks in the Heian period (794-1192) to pray for safety on the lake and for the salvation of all sentient beings.
Many haiku poets, including Matsuo Basho, loved Ukimido, which offers a panoramic view of Lake Biwa, and a number of monuments to haiku poems have been erected on the hall's grounds.
Its splendid scenery has been selected as one of the Eight Scenic Views of Omi, known as the "Rakugan (geese) of Katada.
There are many other places around Lake Biwa that have been selected as one of the Eight Views of Omi, so be sure to stop by!