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Ishiyama-dera Temple
http://www.ishiyamadera.or.jp
Established in the mid-8th century by the priest Rouben, it is said that the world's oldest novel, Genji Monogatari (The Tale of Genji) was begun to write here by Murasaki Shikibu. The famous white rocks that give the name to this "Stone Mountain Temple" are the mineral wollastonite.

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