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Address: Monzencho, Oike-dori Shisenencho Higashi-iru, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-8306, Kyoto Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 75-821-1466

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Quiet, Out-Of-The-Way Temple by Nijo Castle

After the crowds at the nearby Nijo Castle, it was refreshing to take a short walk here and enjoy a small, well kept temple that was not teeming with tourists. If you are already... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 11, 2015
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Pyeongtaek, South Korea

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Pyeongtaek, South Korea
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

After the crowds at the nearby Nijo Castle, it was refreshing to take a short walk here and enjoy a small, well kept temple that was not teeming with tourists. If you are already at the Nijo Castle you are missing out if you don't swing by to spend a few minutes here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015 via mobile

Just 200m from Nijo-jo palace is this small ,quite garden with lots of flowers,fishes and few turtles.Apparently you can do some boat ride as well on small lake.

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Kyoto, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

the festival is held through 5/4. I saw children's Mikoshi going around neighborhood. Various religious services and events are held. You can also enjoy Nodate outdoor tea ceremony only for today. Rhododendron are beautiful around a pound.

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Brisbane, Qld
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We accidently found this as we were walking from the train station to the Manga Museum in Kyoto - didnt realise how far it was. Beautiful, well kept, clean and tidy. Even had ducks in the pond.

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

Coming from the Kyoto Art Club , I was intrigued with the number of people entering this place , which I found out was the rear of the garden where a tea house was located. The garden is small , compact but beautiful with a rich history tied to the Gion Matsuri and the Nijojo castle. A nice quiet niche... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2012

Accidentally saw this place while biking from Myoshinji to central Kyoto. Beautiful temples (with people actually praying) and a gorgeous garden on the premises. Not overrun by tourists, which is a BIG plus in the tourist season.

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Address: Address: Monzencho, Oike-dori Shisenencho Higashi-iru, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-8306, Kyoto Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 75-821-1466
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto

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