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Daikaku-ji Temple

4 Sagaosawacho, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto 616-8411, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-871-0071
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4 Sagaosawacho, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto 616-8411, Kyoto Prefecture
Western Kyoto
+81 75-871-0071
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Reviewed June 9, 2017 via mobile

We were biking around the area to see temples and the bamboo forest as we came across this beautiful place. Less people, excellent view and cute lake. It might be because of the lake and the view that I am rating this so high but...More

Thank Janet B
Reviewed April 12, 2017

The nicest of the temples I visited in Kyoto. Very beautiful gardens and lake. Not too over run with tourists.

Thank anotherplanetwithyou
Reviewed January 2, 2017

Just my favorite memory of Japan.. The harvest moon festival, so well organized and the people were amazing and so kind.. we bought a boat ride to see the full moon, you receive a ticket that has a different color depending on the time you...More

Thank Romangirl79
Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

For those who love nature must visit here more than any famous temple in Kyoto because there was natural walk way here like bamboo forest, swamp, cherry blossom tree (sakura) view on the season The temple was so peaceful and amezing, we was just sit...More

1  Thank Hoon M
Reviewed June 15, 2016

This is a mixed bag. On one hand, this grouping of separate Buddhist temples is an opportunity to see a variety of gardens in one stop, all in a pretty and peaceful forested setting. . But: No single garden approaches the beauty of the likes...More

1  Thank jrandalicia
Reviewed April 21, 2016

A beautiful landscape within the temple area, and not much crowded so that I could enjoy the best of it.

Thank Wuthichai R
Reviewed April 12, 2016

Daikakuji is a large temple in the Sagano district, the west north part of Kyoto's. It was originally built in the early 800s as the detached palace of Emperor Saga, who enjoyed spending time in this calm area on the outskirts of Kyoto. The palace...More

Thank mabei0123
Reviewed April 8, 2016

If you want peace and quiet to enjoy your sakura viewing, this is the best place to be in Arashiyama. 15 mins to walk, but you could take the bus 91 (230yen). The garden near the lake is amazing. You can find your inner peace...More

Thank ccfchew_23
Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

Not worth it. Seen loads better and they charge you for every temple you visit up to 2000 yen and mostly 600 for the rest. Staff is pushy and unfriendly not common in Japan. I'm sure that's why there aren't many tourists.

Thank D13O
Reviewed April 2, 2016

This place is beautiful and has a lot of history. As it's a way from the main drag in Arashiyama, it doesn't get the crowds of some other places. To get here, it's about a 15 min walk from Arashiyama Station or a short bus...More

Thank Emma C
Western Kyoto
Western Kyoto is home to some of the city's best
eccentricities. Kyoto's Saga-Toriimoto Preserved
Street takes visitors back in time to the Meiji
Period, where old homes have been transformed into tea
houses and eateries. Pleasure boats drift down the
riverbank, under wooden bridges that beckon nature
lovers to hiking trails and botanical walks. The
area's famously tall bamboo groves, monkey park, and
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