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Ginkakuji Temple

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Ginkakuji Temple

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2 Ginakuji-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8402 Kyoto Prefecture
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Many Kyoto day tours start early in the morning, which can be a challenge for travelers with jet lag. Avoid the early start, and opt for a lazy bird afternoon tour instead. Save time researching which sights to visit, and go on a predetermined itinerary of three top attractions—Arashiyama Bamboo Grove, Kinkaku-ji Temple, and Fushimi Inari Shrine.
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Magnificent Sri Lanka wrote a review Jun 2020
Kandy, Sri Lanka19 contributions4 helpful votes
The garden of Silver Temple was landscaped with ponds, bridges, little streams, and various plants. We enjoyed the peaceful and beautiful nature around the garden while strolling through the pathway to the top of the hill. It gave a stunning view of the temple, as well as
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Date of experience: September 2019
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johnandlizb wrote a review Mar 2020
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom898 contributions312 helpful votes
This was one of the nicest places we visited during out time in Japan. It was immaculately kept, beautifully designed and peaceful despite being quite busy. The path climbs to the top of the hill and the view over the city from the top is lovely. It is quite small, so take the
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Chris C wrote a review Mar 2020
Duncan, Canada25 contributions1 helpful vote
We took a taxi to this Silver Pavilion temple - super fast as it is complicated by public transit. It is NOT silver, but has SPECTACULAR gardens and a very cool silver sand cone. Great for strolling for 30 minutes and an excellent gift shop at the end! Then you can go to the
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Piotr S wrote a review Mar 2020
Krakow, Poland245 contributions16 helpful votes
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Ginkakuji is similiar in the first view to more famous Kinkauji (except gold on the walls) but is it worse? Denfinitely not! This place is peaceful, contemplative and somehow more magical than its more famous "brother". I hade a luck to be there when not so many tourists visited
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Caff_H wrote a review Mar 2020
England, United Kingdom133 contributions33 helpful votes
Whilst the temple may not be as stunning as the Golden Temple, the grounds are sublime with Zen landscaping and oozing serenity. You can walk here along the Path of Philosophy... some cherry blossom was just starting to show when I was there last week and I can only imagine how
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Date of experience: February 2020
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