This is worth a visit. This temple is is a great part of Kyoto and you should walk past it at some stage. Save time to wander around the old streets if you don't come here as part of the walking tour. It's at the top of a hill (above the tourist trap called "teapot lane" selling overpriced wares). The main hall is a massive wooden structure with views of the city. Further inside the grounds are some stones called "love stones" where you walk from one to the other with eyes closed and also some therapeautic waters, that have 3 streams representing health, longevity, and success in studies.
I found this to be a nice temple, but I liked the grounds best and the views of the city and the surrounding hiils. Really nice during blossom season and autumn. It can get very busy though.
The photos I have added are from 3 separate trips to Kyoto (including this one), to show how it looks in different seasons.
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