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A hidden gem atop a mountain

The best part of visiting this garden is the steep cable car and ropeway (gondola) you take to get... read more

Reviewed July 1, 2016
Archerscruff
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A stunningly beautiful place on top of a mountain.

This is hands down one of the best garden museums that I've been to. All of the paintings were... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2016
AntonioRyan
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Kyoto, Japan
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Aug 21, 2016
“A stunningly beautiful place on top of a mountain.”
Jul 1, 2016
“A hidden gem atop a mountain”
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4 Shugakuin Shakuragatanishi Megadake, Kyoto 606-0000, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed August 21, 2016

This is hands down one of the best garden museums that I've been to. All of the paintings were carefully presented and set in a very artistic manner. Even when Kyoto is known for its terrible heat during summer, this place is cool and refreshing....More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

The best part of visiting this garden is the steep cable car and ropeway (gondola) you take to get there. The garden itself is exquisite with a lovely gift shop on site. Stunning views on a clear day. Quite pricy though - take your own...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Archerscruff
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Northern Kyoto
Hot springs and historic temples characterize the
leafy landscapes of Northern Kyoto. Acres of tranquil
residential streets are interrupted by some of Kyoto's
most gorgeous architectural gems, including the
majestic Golden Pavilion of Kinkakuji, the serene
artistry of the Ryoanji Temple rock gardens, and the
bold red paint across the structures of Enryakuji
Temple. Once a religious core of the city, the
...More
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