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Address: 466 Monju, Miyazu 626-0001, Kyoto Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 772-22-2553
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A peaceful temple ...

It's on the other side of Amanohashiate (the sandbar) ... and is very close to where the ferries arrive and leave from. As we had some time before the next ferry (25 mins) left... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 17, 2015
Vanessa Y
Tokyo, Japan
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Tokyo, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

It's on the other side of Amanohashiate (the sandbar) ... and is very close to where the ferries arrive and leave from. As we had some time before the next ferry (25 mins) left, we went and took a look. It is quite a small temple but, rather peaceful with some interesting buildings around the area. The "omikuji" fans hanging... More 

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

This temple is located about five minutes on foot from Kyoto Tango Railway’s Amanohashidate Train Station. If you go there by car, there is a large parking lot (JPY1,000 per stay) right next to the complex. Most people, either by train or by car, visiting this area start their sightseeing of Amanohashidate at this temple. The Chion-ji Temple is a... More 

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Hervey Bay, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

When entering this Temple you pass through magnificent gates. When in the court yard there are many interesting items to see. We visited with our guide and to have it all explained was terrific and gave us a good understanding of the Temple and Religion.

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Luebeck, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

The temple is half way between the train station and the beginning of the sand bank. If you arriving from Kyoto, the temple looks a little bit small. But is a small nugget. There is a beautiful Gate with a big lampion. And the people attach tiny japanese fans to the pine trees. There is also a unique pagoda. If... More 

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