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the one with the pagoda

At the Hokanji Temple. So what’s a difference between a temple and a shrine? Temples are places of... read more

Reviewed December 17, 2017
JuiTeoh
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
fine

Hokan-ji Temple a.k.a Yasaka Pagoda or Yasaka Tower , was finally rebuilt in 1440 (after the... read more

Reviewed November 23, 2017
saul g
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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Dec 17, 2017
“the one with the pagoda”
Nov 23, 2017
“fine”
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388 Yasakakamimachi Yasakadori Shimogawara Higashi Iru, Higashiyama-ku, Higashiyama, Kyoto 605-082, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed December 17, 2017

At the Hokanji Temple. So what’s a difference between a temple and a shrine? Temples are places of worship for Buddhism while shrines are for Shintoism, ethnic religion of Japan that incorporates element of ancestral worship and nature spirits. Both Buddhism and Shinto are Japan’s...More

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Reviewed November 23, 2017

Hokan-ji Temple a.k.a Yasaka Pagoda or Yasaka Tower , was finally rebuilt in 1440 (after the structure was burnt and destroyed a few times in the previous centuries . The impressive pagoda is towering over the area and if your are fit you can climb...More

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Reviewed April 11, 2017

Hokanji Temple or better known as Yakasa Pagoda is right in the middle of the Gion District. Entry to the pagoda is not free but most people will just linger around the area to take in the sights of the Gion district. There is always...More

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