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Shinsenen

Address: Monzencho, Oike-dori Shisenencho Higashi-iru, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 604-8306, Japan
Phone Number: +81 75-821-1466
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Ranked #182 of 382 Attractions in Kyoto
Type: Historic Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Outdoors
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Manila, Philippines
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126 reviews 126 reviews
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
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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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
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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