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Kyoto Cultural Forest, Shrine and Temple Tour with Options
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Kyoto Cultural Forest, Shrine and Temple Tour with Options
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This is the ideal pick for first-time visitors to Kyoto. Save hours planning an itinerary and figuring out the local public transport system, and go on a stress-free coach tour instead. Travel between dispersed sites in an air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi connectivity. The tour goes to a variety of shrines, temples, and top sights, including Fushimi Inari Taisha shrine, Arashiyama bamboo groves, and Kinkakuji Temple.
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The temple grounds were overrun with tourists in 1977, so the monks established an elaborate system of reserving a space for a 10:00 a.m or 1:00 p.m. visit. You write a request to the monastery with all your particulars and then they send a postcard to an address IN JAPAN
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While this temple is serene and beautiful it is just not worth the admission price considering how many other more beautiful places there are in Kyoto. Also, getting here is a challenge and just the combination of that and the price (about $30 US dollars) I would recommend you
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A worthwhile place to visit if you like to see an ancient moss garden. The visit to the moss garden is preceded by a prayer led by Buddhist monks. Peaceful and serene environment.
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What an enchanting place. You start by sitting and copying a sutra in kanji (as best you can- no grades), adding your name and your wish, then leaving it in front of the altar. Then you are free to walk around the garden- really covered in moss, with beautiful walks around a
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A relative living in Japan organize the admission for us. Far less people than in other temple. Nice meditative walk after the ceremony and calligraphy exercise. The moss looked a bit dry (in June)
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