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Nice wooded structure

We stayed in a hotel near the temple so we walked there while waiting to be checked in. It's small... read more

Reviewed November 19, 2016
Paploen
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Bangkok, Thailand
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A popular temple for “curing” & “recovering”

A very well-known and popular temple for the Japanese Medicine (healing) Buddha. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
DavidASU
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Union City, California
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very well-known and popular temple for the Japanese Medicine (healing) Buddha. The bhaisajyaguru (Medicine) Buddha can heal all diseases including cancers, thus a lot of people came over this temple (small and somewhat remote inside a small lane. However, you can sense the chi,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 4, 2019 via mobile

Stopped by this temple on the way to the nishiki Market... Over 1000 years old... Guess people also come here to pray for cure from illness of cancer

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

The 8th of every month, there is an open-air market in this temple. Without thinking of it, I went there on that day. Since it is not far from Shijo shopping area, you can visit it, if you have time.

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in a hotel near the temple so we walked there while waiting to be checked in. It's small, no English explanation but the temple has uniquness. Wooden structure and brass decorations made it stand out from its neighborhood.

Date of experience: November 2016
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Shimogyo-ku
Shimogyo-ku is centered around the busy train hub,
Kyoto Station. A nexus for commerce, shopping, dining,
and hotels, the Shimogyo-ku area is infused with
tourists and local business travelers, making it a
competitive location for ever-new commercial
structures. The shops and cafes here are chic and
trendy, as a result, with many recognizable chains.
Commuters flood the Shimogyo-ku area twice a day, and
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