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Address: 48 Eikandocho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8445, Kyoto Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 75-761-0007
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Most beautiful garden of all

We visted the garden first thing in the morning when it opened. It was so peaceful and serene. All the different gardens were so beautiful. Much more lovely than on pictures... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

We visted the garden first thing in the morning when it opened. It was so peaceful and serene. All the different gardens were so beautiful. Much more lovely than on pictures. It was about 30 minutes by bus from Kyoto station. The silver pagoda and philosopher's path is a short walk away. We heard that this place can be full... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Large complex with many buildings most popular in autom plenty of red trees. Many halls, gardens, lakes, and a curious pagoda.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

this is a very very nice place to see would recommend it would suggest you go to the entrance of the JR STATION in Kyoto turn right and there is a travel agents right in front of you do it as part of the afternoon walking tour very cheap

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Very impressive temple. Our first encounter with ancient Kyoto left us breathless. We took a zillions pictures.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This was one of our favorites in Kyoto. It is pretty any time of year and there are many areas to explore. Make sure to take a trip up to the Pagoda.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

A quiet, serene place, located in beautiful nature. Make sure to visit the aquaduct adjacent to the temple as well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This temple has beautiful gardens and not crowded, also very easy to find in Higashiyama. I suggest travelers avoid the most popular and reviewed temples and focus on the quiet ones. This is a wonderful temple to visit, with unique architecture.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This was a nice low key place. It was not overrun with tourists. Maybe not as big but very nice if you like a more quiet stroll.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Consistently named one of the best places to view autumn foliage, Eikando Zenrin-ji does not disappoint. One of the most abundant and glorious display of fiery red maple leaves, with some yellows peaking in between and all red leaves carpeting the floor underneath. Quite magical, even during the day, even with the crowd. Tips for autumn foliage in Japan? Check... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We almost just walked by this shrine, but it was one of the ones that I liked best in the end, especially for the great gardens, inside patio and out.

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Address: 48 Eikandocho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8445, Kyoto Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 75-761-0007
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Kyoto Prefecture  >  Kyoto

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