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Nice place !

This place is small but beautiful! Near to the Uji River, opposite site of the Byodoin temple. No... read more

Reviewed June 20, 2017
Dhaka City, Bangladesh
A small but nice Zen Temple

Some five minutes walk uphill from the main street, you could find the nice Koshoji Temple there... read more

Reviewed May 11, 2017
Hong Kong, China
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27-1 Uji Yamada, Uji 611-0021, Kyoto Prefecture
Southern Kyoto
+81 774-21-2040
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Reviewed April 17, 2018

The Koshoji Temple up the slope from Uji Riverside was a quiet place during our visit there by early April. We just strolled around and took a few photos prior to leave for other places along the river. Recommended.

Date of experience: April 2018
Reviewed March 22, 2018

It is quite a long slope up to this temple but se really liked so worth the walk. Not very big but peaceful. There were only two other tourists at this site so could easily walk round and take photographs. It's free to walk the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Trish W
Reviewed November 24, 2017 via mobile

The temple is located on the top of a hill will be seen after you walk over a nice slope. A view from inside the temple looks like a beautiful picture with nice frame.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed June 20, 2017

This place is small but beautiful! Near to the Uji River, opposite site of the Byodoin temple. No fee needed to enter this temple.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Maruf_Haque_Khan
Reviewed May 11, 2017

Some five minutes walk uphill from the main street, you could find the nice Koshoji Temple there. You could enter the normal garden free of charge and took photos thereat. In my opinion, the temple area would look more attractive in autumn period with colorful...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Reviewed April 30, 2017 via mobile

Koshoji temple is a Zen temple (Soto sect) in Uji. From Uji shrine it takes about 10 minutes' walk. But unlike Byodoin or Uji shrine, few tourists come to visit here. So, it is a nice place to meditate without being disturbed. If you don't...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed June 13, 2016

A nice walk along the garden will lead you toward the exhibition. Follow the route and enjoy the zen.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Victoria H
Reviewed February 8, 2016

Hidden from the main road, Koshoji temple is a branch of the Soto sect and is set amidst wide and spacious grounds. The garden and the cemetery are free to visit but if you want to walk through the temple itself, you have to pay...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Nonnapn
Reviewed December 7, 2015

The Temple is near to Uji River and we have the chance to visit the first temple by zen monk Dohgen by late November. Along the small roadway that led to the entrance of Koshoji Temple, we could see beautiful momiji on both sides. The...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Reviewed December 2, 2015

We visited this shrine in this momiji season. The shrine is very quiet and you won't expect many visitors there. Overall not much to see, but the momiji in the entrance is quite beautiful.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Lilian L
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