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Byakugô-ji

Byakugô-ji, a Buddhist temple situated at the foot of Mt. Takamado, is believed to have been originally built as the villa of Prince Shiki, a famous poet from the 7th to 8th century. His works are contained in Man’yô-shû, Japan’s first anthology compiled in the 8th century, and familiar to the Japanese people.

Source: http://www.hgeo.h.kyoto-u.ac.jp/

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