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Daigo-ji Temple Niomon

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Entrance to Daigo-ji Temple

Niomon should be the entrance gate to Daigo-ji Temple. We have visited the temple by early April... read more

Reviewed April 14, 2018
Hong Kong, China
Main Gate to Daigo-ji Temple

Every body had to pass through Niomon, the main gate prior to entering to other parts of the... read more

Reviewed May 8, 2017
Hong Kong, China
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22 Daigohigashiojicho, Fushimi, Kyoto 601-1325, Kyoto Prefecture
Southern Kyoto
+81 75-571-0002
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Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

This is the main gate leading to the temple. There are 2 statues (one on each side) guarding this entrance. Just for a photo stop. Nothing special.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed April 14, 2018

Niomon should be the entrance gate to Daigo-ji Temple. We have visited the temple by early April this year but the sakura blooms were over. However, every visitor to the temple would stop over at Niomon and took a few photos on it prior to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Reviewed May 8, 2017

Every body had to pass through Niomon, the main gate prior to entering to other parts of the Temple. It was orange in color and being guarded by Nio on both sides. Just in front the gate, you could have nice sakura views with main...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Reviewed May 2, 2017 via mobile

Niomon is a main gate of Daigoji temple. As the gate is guarded by Nio, a kind of guard man, it is called so. For the season of cherry blossoms, you can take a nice picture with the gate and flowers.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank kimitakas
Reviewed December 14, 2016

To really to explore Daigo-Ji Temple, you need at least a half day, once you enter this gate seeing two big statue stand guard, to welcome or to protect? probably an interesting story to know, this 400 plus years old temple, have so much to...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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