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Otagi Nenbutsu-ji Temple

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Otagi Nenbutsu-ji Temple

277 Reviews
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2-5 Saga Toriimotofukatanicho, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto 616-8439 Kyoto Prefecture
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This is a virtual tour using Zoom, online conference system. This unique 1h tour brings you to one of the most beautiful and historical cities in Japan, Kyoto. Two friendly hosts will make your experience more interactive. We use not only photos or videos but also handmade materials or actual goods from guides' living room, that makes you feel livelier. You can ask them anything about Japan, Kyoto and other popular tourists spots by chat or by talk session after the tour. This tour will provide helpful hints for your future trip to Japan. PLEASE NOTE the tour time is Japan standard time. Make adjustment to your time when booking.<br>We'll send you Zoom URL invitation a few hours before the tour.
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chriscyl wrote a review Oct 22
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia123 contributions11 helpful votes
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Love this temple. It have so many unique craved stone statues, each are unique and their own personalities. Seems the stones were craved by visitors to the temple many, many years ago. Many stones are partially covered in moss. The temple is not that big but we lost our time in this temple as we checked out the many stones unique facial expression. With the red autumn maple trees blooming around this area, it make this temple lovely place to visit. It is about 30-40 mins walk from the Arashiyama bustling town but you can take a bus. The bus stop is directly in front of the temple. We prefer to walk and this temple is our last stop after visiting Jojakkoji temple and Adashino Nenbutsu-ji Temple. From Adashino Nenbutsu-ji Temple, it is just a 10 minutes walk to this temple. Because this temple is located away from the Arashiyama town, the temple is peaceful with few visitors. Another unique temple recommended to visit while at Arashiyama.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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大変有り難いレビューを頂きまして誠にありがとうございました。 またのお越しを心よりお待ちいたしております。 感謝申し上げます。
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Ed H wrote a review Aug 2020
Ontario, California120 contributions3 helpful votes
Quiet and quaint little temple north of the Bamboo Forest and Kimono Forest. You can catch the bus from Arashiyama station and then exit Atagoteramae station. I believe it's only $5 to enter the temple. There are 1,200 carved statues, each having moss covering a large percentage of the statue. It's a small place and should only take 30 to 60 minutes to see everything. There is also a small temple with 3 large tubular bells that one can ring. I'm going to upload a picture of a tiny egg-shaped statue. Your task is to find it! Let me know if you do. Our visit was before the pandemic so masks and hand sanitizers were not required.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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SaoShio wrote a review May 2020
Otsu, Japan396 contributions191 helpful votes
This place is located in the north-west part of Kyoto city, and you had better use taxi to visit here. (There is a public bus service, however, a bus per hour.) You will find so many small stone Buddhas here. (These about 1200 statues were made and donated by people who visited here. ) You will be fascinated by their cute expression.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Alessandra wrote a review Feb 2020
Turin, Italy31 contributions20 helpful votes
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If you love Jizos, this is the place to visit. Out of the touristich path of Arashiyama, easy to get with a 10 minutes taxi drive or by bus, it's well worth it!!! You will fall in love with this temple! Probably if you can visit in the fall you wil get the best of it.
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Date of experience: March 2019
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ようこそお参りくださいました。 大変有り難いレビューを頂きましたこと感謝申し上げます。
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VinnieLondon_SE2 wrote a review Jan 2020
Doha, Qatar3,649 contributions142 helpful votes
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Fascinating little shrine some 20 minutes walk up hill from the bamboo forest. Headstones are in rows and on the hillside of the shrine in the shape of characters. There is also a beautiful bronze statue which you are allowed to touch. Super interesting site worth a visit. 300 yen entrance fee.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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