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Toji Temple

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Address: 1 Kujyomachi, Minami-ku, Kyoto 601-8473, Kyoto Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 75-691-3325
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Toji boasts treasures of Buddha sculptures and frescoes, but personally I don't think they are extrodinary. The Saturday market in the temple may appear more interesting if you... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Toji boasts treasures of Buddha sculptures and frescoes, but personally I don't think they are extrodinary. The Saturday market in the temple may appear more interesting if you want to take a look at Kyoto folks' lives. you can buy snacks, flowers, necessities and hand-made articles and clothes. If lucky enough, before the market closes, you can get some kimono... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Lesser known but near enough to walk from Kyoto station. Great gardens - which are the main attraction, with the obligatory large pagoda. Markets once a month which are worth visiting if you happen to be around. World Heritage listed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

If you're looking forward to going to Temples, then definitely go to this one. This has about 4 or 5 different sub temples with amazing sculptures and Statues to look at within the shrines. They aren't the normal Buddah Sculptures you see either, and you'll definitely remember going. After that you can go outside to view the rest of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This was my favorite temple I visited (due to the awesome Pagoda). Top five favorite places in Japan that I visited.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Every 21st of every month there is a fantastic Flea Market happening in the compound of Toji Temple. I was mesmerized by wonderful arrays of products sold ranging from household items, stationery, crafts, clothing, prints, pottery, jewelry and many more at budget friendly prices. For those looking for an affordable kimono option or house coat made from japanese fabric and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

A must visit area for any traveler to Kyoto. Very beautiful and inspiring area, if I lived in the area I would visit as often as I could!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Toji Temple is close to the city center and is absolutely stunning, but go there early to avoid crowds and enjoy the peaceful setting. Don't miss going into the temple buildings to see Buddha and guardian statues.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Lovely 5 storied pagoda. Not very commercial. Koi pond with lots of fish. Could not see the inside when I was there. Very lovely to see.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Nice temple with some Buddha statues on the inside and beautiful garden and 5 story pagoda. For some reason my otherwise good Kyoto travel guide had missed this temple completely and it was pure luck that I happened to see the pagoda from a train window and decided to go check it out when I was visiting Kyoto for the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Our visit to Toji temple was suppose to be a quick stopover when we arrived at the Kyoto station (on our way to Nara). But when we got there, we spent more than an hour. Unlike the more popular temples in Kyoto, this one had fewer tourists so we had our fill taking pictures. When you enter the main gate,... More 

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Address: 1 Kujyomachi, Minami-ku, Kyoto 601-8473, Kyoto Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 75-691-3325
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto>  > Southern Kyoto
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 am - 4:30 pm
Monday 5:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 5:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 am - 4:30 pm

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Staying in Southern Kyoto

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Southern Kyoto
Southern Kyoto has a reserved air. Though the Fushimi Inari Shrine is one of Kyoto's major tourist attractions, the surrounding nature, parks, gardens, temples, and shrines provide less-visited spaces for strolling and reflection. The Fushimi Inari Shrine itself is made up of 32,000 sub-shrines, and the mountain they are dotted across beckons hikers, picnickers, and lovers of the outdoors. Many of the mountain's off-set paths aren't frequented by tourists, and the mountain's serenity can be enjoyed at a leisurely pace. Southern Kyoto is the place to enjoy being outside, and to pay your respects to the ancient architecture and gods of the land that are celebrated here.