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Toji

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Highly recommended

This is a wonderful way to spend a few quiet hours in Kyoto. We stopped here on our last visit... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2018
Vikerri
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ONe of the oldest temples and worth a visit

Easy to find at the back of the large Kyoto station. You have to pay a small amount to get into the... read more

Reviewed July 24, 2018
Marjoleine v
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1 Kujyomachi, Minami-ku, Kyoto 601-8473, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

This is a wonderful way to spend a few quiet hours in Kyoto. We stopped here on our last visit before heading to the airport and regretted that we didn't have more time to explore. The grounds are magnificent and the temple halls are awe...More

Thank Vikerri
Reviewed July 24, 2018

Easy to find at the back of the large Kyoto station. You have to pay a small amount to get into the park of the temple and to get close to it but it is worth it.

1  Thank Marjoleine v
Reviewed July 19, 2018

The Toji Temple is one of those grand religious shrines the dots the surface of Kyoto. Once upon a time I'm sure this was a truly inspirational and spiritual space. Today, it has because simply a tourist attraction. This temple, like all of the temples...More

Thank Scott S
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

We did not pay to go in, but we’re still able to admire the beautiful gardens, see the pagoda from a distance and enter one of the temples.

Thank EmilyHeatherMaher
Reviewed June 24, 2018

Toji Temple is worth the visit. Considering the proximity to Kyoto station, one could hardly ask for more – in terms of getting to the venue. It is a ‘spacious’ temple, with a different ambience as compared to other temples. The structure of the temple...More

Thank Duperman
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Toji is a great example of pagoda. it is right in the middle of kyoto and not a far walk from kyoto station. it is easily seen from many places in kyoto. most especial is the Toji market, on the grounds the 21st of each...More

Thank judyth101
Reviewed June 18, 2018

After seeing so many beautiful temples, I found this one to be a bit underwhelming. I would probably prioritize other sites.

1  Thank Rebecca A
Reviewed June 10, 2018

supprising this place was not very populated as other places we visited. but really beautiful old zen temple and we even say monks praying. very easy to get there by bus. I would suggest to check all options of travel in kyoto but we found...More

Thank Harry J
Reviewed May 24, 2018

The temple located not too far from where I stay. So I walked to go to this temple, and i found a market before I go inside the temple. Many food, flowers, clothes, etc sell there. Its really like 2 different world, inside is the...More

Thank tiny2016
Reviewed May 22, 2018

We’ve been twice so far and will likely go again before our trip is finished. The grounds are beautiful and the museum featured an artist/art style I’ve never heard of before. Once a month there is a market selling a variety of goods and snacks.

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map33
January 25, 2018|
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Response from SeiichiY20 | Reviewed this property |
Well I really don't know much about flea market days in Kyoto except every 21st day of each month at Toji Temple site. My suggestion to you is make sure to go to Kyoto Tourist Information desk at Kyoto Station 2nd floor... More
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YourWorldTraveller
October 23, 2017|
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Response from Vivien D | Reviewed this property |
Hi, You have access to a lot of the grounds for free. It is worthwhile going on the 21st of every month for the large local market. It is very interesting interacting with the locals in a local environment. Summer is also... More
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Betty K
May 30, 2017|
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Response from lovetheunexpected | Reviewed this property |
Hi we didn't manage to tour because we arrived too late for it to worth our while, so bear in mind that it closes at 16.30
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