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Jojakkoji Temple

3 Saga Ogurayamaoguracho, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 616-8397, Japan
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Ranked #74 of 368 attractions in Kyoto
Type: Religious Sites
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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This temple is different from other temples I have experienced -it seems to go on forever. While there are many stairs, each new level of the temple area is worth the hike. There are little secluded areas where you can take a rest from your travels. The mossy area with the trees overhead is truly a sight to see. Not... More

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Kawasaki, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

The moss around and the green leaves match each other during the summer and near autumn season. There is a spot in the garden of the temple where you can view the city. Take a photo. There is also a bamboo garden that made it distinct for me among the temples I've visited. All in all, the green surroundings marked... More

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Orange, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2012

Probably this temple is not famous among foreign tourists and you don't need to visit except in the autumn leaf viewing season. Among Japanese people "hunting" for beautiful autumn leaves, Arashiyama is one of the most popular places of Japan and this temple is the best place of Arashiyama. Highly recommendable.

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