I'd never been to Toji, just never got around to it on previous visits. We were able to go inside the pagoda (not usual as I understand it) and we paid ¥800 as an entry fee rather than the expected ¥500. If you like Buddhist statues and history, this temple ranks up there with the best as the oldest in Kyoto and with the patronage of Kukai. The Buddhist statues are really amazing and show a wide range of Buddhist iconography that can instruct those new to Buddhism. Helps to see it with someone who can explain or you can read up on the early history of Buddhism in Kyoto. (Dingell's book on Kyoto)
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