#460: Shitenno-ji (category: Buddhist temple)
Shitenno-ji is one of the oldest Buddhist temples in Japan and belongs to "Seven Great Buddhist Temples built by Prince Shotoku". It is located near Tennoji Station (refer to #459) on Osaka Loop Line (refer to #117).
Prince Shotoku or Prince Umayado was a legendary politician in the Asuka period (between the 6th and 8th centuries) and regarded as the founder of Buddhism in Japan.
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