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Address: 1 Kujyomachi, Minami-ku, Kyoto 601-8473, Kyoto Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 75-691-3325
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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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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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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Seoul, South Korea
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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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Melbourne Beach, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Nice to visit in the morning where the crowds are not too busy. Not entirely as awed by this temple as I had anticipated, I would not be rushing back anytime soon. Worth a visit if you have some spare time or are highly fascinated by these temples.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

You don't really need to pay the 5US$ entry ticket, as there's not that much to see inside the temple. However, you can still enter the complex and stroll along the various pavilions and small shrines - free of charge. While there's no "WOW" effect, it's a decent 30-minute stroll, if you're in the neighborhood.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

This temple was very close to the hotel, within walking distance..This one does charge admission. The gardens are lovely.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Toji temple, is a world heritage site,close to the Kyoto station,well worth a visit,,,it's a Buddha temple and has the tallest pagoda ,,,set in beautiful gardens,,,,

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

On the third Sunday of the month, the Toji Temple holds an antique flea market. I would guess 150 stalls? Lots and lots of kimonos and other antique textiles (some for as little as $5 and others for considerably more). Also various items needed for kimonos or samurai dress like bone carvings, pouches, daggers and so forth. Pottery of all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Toji was probably the most picturesque of locations I visited while on a day trip to Kyoto from Tokyo. I was there with my family during Thanksgiving week 2014 and the gardens could not have looked any more beautiful during Fall! It was not crowded and I had such a hard time not wanting to constantly take pictures because everywhere... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

If you are in Kyoto on the 21st of the month, make sure you get to the Toji Temple for the markets. They are simply amazing with a huge amount of authentic Japanese fare to buy. Not your normal souvenirs

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Address: Address: 1 Kujyomachi, Minami-ku, Kyoto 601-8473, Kyoto Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 75-691-3325
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  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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