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Very pleasant Buddhist temple

On our tour of temples on the Philosophers' Trail we particularly enjoyed this one. The rooms... read more

Reviewed May 6, 2017
RandomGuy23
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Nice

Nice and quiet and pretty just a quick walk from the philosophers path. If you are not pressed for... read more

Reviewed April 18, 2013
MargoHemet
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“THIS TEMPLE WAS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC”
May 6, 2017
“Very pleasant Buddhist temple”
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21 Shishigatani Goshonodancho, Sakyo-ku, Sakyo, Kyoto 606-8422, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Upon arriving at the gate to this temple that it was closed to the public. But as I understand there is a festival put on there which may be when the general public can visit. What I saw from the gate I think this may...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Warner L
Reviewed May 6, 2017

On our tour of temples on the Philosophers' Trail we particularly enjoyed this one. The rooms themselves seem very modern, but the garden is backed right up to the hill to its east, and it's very tranquil. The dragon's head water feature is wonderful.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed February 18, 2016

I like pumpkins and this temple is using them to pay a penance for having "killed" two nuns many many years ago,offers ,twice yearly feeds of pumpkin ..also has cute pumpkin swing tags for sale

Date of experience: March 2015
3  Thank Bob L
Reviewed May 25, 2015

Summary: This temple is also on the philosopher's walk and you should take the time to see it. It's beautiful and very well maintained. I wouldn't go out to see it on its own merits but if you are in the neighborhood you should stop...More

Date of experience: October 2014
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Reviewed April 18, 2013 via mobile

Nice and quiet and pretty just a quick walk from the philosophers path. If you are not pressed for time I would see it

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