Iwashimizu Hachimangū (石清水八幡宮) is a Shinto shrine in the city of Yawata in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan.
The shrine's Heian period connections with the Kyoto and the Imperial family date from its founding in 859 (Jōgan 1) when construction on its earliest structures commenced. Shrine tradition explains that Emperor Seiwa ordered the
Established in the Edo Period (1603-1868), this Buddhist temple allows its visitors to write on the walls of the Daikoku-do, a chamber dedicated to the god Daikoku-sama.
Hence, it is also known as Rakugaki-dera, or "Graffiti Temple".
In the family temple of the century is Ryoko mother of Yoshimitsu Ashikaga, wonderful autumn colors can be seen in the fall.
Yoshimitsu Ashikaga mother, Ryoko has been also referred to as the "autumn colors temple" because it was donated to the temple of the autumn leaves.
Emperor Go-Nara of prayer stations
It boasts a number of important cultural assets, such as the main hall, Tang Triomphe and calligraphy.
Amitabha statue (Kamakura period) of Hokumo dono was in the original stone Iwashimizu Hakkakudo.