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Karamon Gate

Address: Horikawadori Hanayamachi-sagaru, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014 NEW

Tucked down a side street on the south side of Nishi Hongwanji is the Karamon gate, ranked as a national treasure by the Japanese government it is of the style and magnifigance of the great shrine at Nikko. Very elaborate carvings, bright colors, lavish use of gold, yes it is a treasure. The very good is that you will probably... More

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