Hozanji, a temple an the side of Mount Ikoma, which is the border between Osaka and Nara prefectures. The site upon which the temple was built was used as a training ground for monks as far back as the year 655.
The temple buildings began construction in the 1676. The buildings on the temple grounds reflect a number of different styles. Including Japanese style buildings with a cedar bark roof and flared eaves,
Cliffside statue overlooking the site