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Horinji Temple

68 Arashiyamakokuzoyamacho, Nishikyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 616-0006, Japan
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Ranked #152 of 371 attractions in Kyoto
Type: Religious Sites
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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Located in the mountains, slightly removed from Arashiyama's main tourist drag, Horin-ji is very quiet, peaceful even, and totally worth the walk down the road from Togetsukyo bridge. Tucked away in the forest and up a set of stairs, it also offers some wonderful vistas of Arashiyama. The complex contains several shrines, including one dedicated to the protection of electricity... More

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