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Adashino Nenbutsu-ji Temple

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17 Saga Toriimotoadashinocho, Ukyo, Kyoto 616-8436, Kyoto Prefecture
Western Kyoto
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took the extra few steps up to Adashino Nenbutsu-ji and were pleasantly surprised with what we found. It isn’t very far off the path (1 minute?) but few people seem to make it up the short walk. There is a small admission fee to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank williamsM29HU
Reviewed October 23, 2018

After going through the crowds at the bamboo grove it was a nice break to walk all the way here. It was a 500 yen tax to get in. I am not entirely sure it is worth it now that the bamboo grove is being...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Delia_Tee
Reviewed October 7, 2018

I spent an afternoon with my wife and we hiked up to this interesting temple as we heard it was off the beaten tracks and beautiful. The entrance way was a perfect picture spot with the moss covering the wall and nobody around when we...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank maxoujapan
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

A very interesting and unique place to visit! You can start your stroll at the Arashiyama bridge and then go via Tenryu-ji temple and Sagano bamboo grove visiting many outstanding temple complexes on the hills and the come to Adashino Nenbutsuji Temple that is situated...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank CatherineBulg
Reviewed May 29, 2018

This area includes the Bamboo Grove. The Temple is unique and offers a look into the past and the wonderful shrine to their religion.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Margaret C
Reviewed March 27, 2018 via mobile

We walked to this temple to primarily visit the small bamboo grove. Unfortunately this was closed for restoration. The temple itself is still beautiful with many ancient gravestones, but just be aware the bamboo grove might be closed when you come (I’m not sure how...More

Date of experience: March 2018
6  Thank EBernheim
Reviewed February 3, 2018

Had read good reviews and wanted to visit something a little different. Bus from bamboo forest takes you to site and a 5 minute walk from bus stop. This is an amazing site. It is a cemetery with lovely grounds. There is an excellent bamboo...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank andrewjenny
Reviewed November 29, 2017

The grounds of the temple are covered with stones statues for the souls of dead here. Pictures not allowed in that area, but you can take them from farther aside. There is a short bamboo path with no people in the shot. Taxi to Arashiyama...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank endis
Reviewed November 17, 2017 via mobile

The leaves in November are crazy beautiful. The moment I walked into the grounds I felt the serenity of this place just take over. There is also a "mini" bamboo Grove you can take pictures in which aren't nearly as crowded as the main bamboo...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Allyson S
Reviewed July 12, 2017

Definitely put Adashino on your list. A while back, they gathered all the tomb stones dotting Arashiyama and brought them to this place. The tombstones are up to 900 years old and I heard they were for people that died with no family. There is...More

Date of experience: May 2017
5  Thank LaTinoco
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Response from 643HelenD |
Not done yet, I was just there
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Response from OhenrosanKK | Reviewed this property |
足の短い日本人が普通に歩いて約30分です。でも、途中にも興味を示すような寺社や場所が必ずあると推測しますので、写真を撮りながら行くならもっと時間は必要です。健脚の人がわき見しないでさっさと歩くと20分でも到着可能です。
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