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Address: 1 Kujyomachi, Minami-ku, Kyoto 601-8473, Kyoto Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 75-691-3325
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we went on a day when there was some performance going on for senior citizens. Was entertaining and the monks were quite engaging. The temple area is big with a lovely garden... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

we went on a day when there was some performance going on for senior citizens. Was entertaining and the monks were quite engaging. The temple area is big with a lovely garden. Many little shrines which were well maintained. Many toilets.

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USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Beautiful and serene. The pagoda is reputed to be the tallest in Japan. We would recommend that you go here and to Ryoan-ji.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

There were lots of food stalls inside and you will came across a night sakura tree in awe. Recommended for dinner time! Try all the yummy local foodies inside. Just right in the centre of Gion

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Newcastle, Australia
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41 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Because our hotel was near Toji we went at night, not expecting it would be open but hoping to take photos from outside. It was magnificent at night. Everything was beautifully lite up and the pagoda seemed to shine like gold. After taking photos here, I knew my photos of everywhere else would pale in comparison. I'm not sure when... More 

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Karmi'el, HaZafon, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

It houses the famous pagoda, which although you cannot go in is a great sight to see. Also the temple and the grounds are very interesting.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 via mobile

the flea market was huge! You could buy just about any item you could think of! We tried some local delicacies from the street food vendors. Toji temple, although grand and ostentatious, does not really do it for me like the big Buddha at Nara.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We went on the patron saints anniversary date which is the 21st of every month. On this date the entire place becomes flee market. which is a bonus. You can buy authentic japanese kimonos at a fraction of the price and so many other things. We did all out shopping here. The gardens and the temple are beautiful and you... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

One of three temples we visited in Kyoto on our day trip. It was the most quiet of the three and you can get in to some of the main grounds for free and can see everything a casual visitor might want to see. You have to pay to go inside buildings, but not the museum. The day we went,... More 

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Kyoto, Japan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Yeah, it's pretty tall, and it's old, but unless you are a history buff or really want to check the tallest wooden pagoda off your bucket list, you could miss this and not regret it. There's nothing especially unique about it otherwise. Also, the entrance fee is a little steep when compared with others in town that are only 200... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Features the tallest wooden building in Japan. The pagoda has burnt down several times but has never been felled by an earthquake. The pagoda and the several buildings that can be entered (some of which date back before Columbus' voyages to North America) feature several large Buddhas and other statues, as well as paintings several hundreds of years old.

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