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“We fell in love!”

Eikando Zenrinji Temple
Ranked #10 of 1,397 things to do in Kyoto
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed May 31, 2017

Our favorite temple in our trip, so utterly beautiful and peaceful! We particularly enjoyed the Dragon staircase (or something like that) and the gardens, that even in August were starting to change colors, from lush green to beautiful oranges, reds and even pinks. If I had to recommend one temple in Kyoto it would definitely be this one!

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Reviewed May 10, 2017

Incredible temple, perfect to escape the crowds of Northern Higayishima temples. For 600 yens, you have access to a beautiful garden, temple, you will be able to discover precious paintings. One of the most enchanting places I discovered in Kyoto!

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Reviewed May 7, 2017

This should be one of the best-designed rock garden in Kyoto. We have visited this place in early April but there was nothing that could attract us to go inside for strolling. A complete contrast when compared with that in the autumn period when the whole garden was covered by colorful leaves. Just skip it in spring time.

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Reviewed May 4, 2017

If you are going to visit only one rock garden, this is the one! Beautiful setting, sophisticated design, and interesting history. Highly recommended!

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Reviewed April 18, 2017

Thery beautiful garden specially if you go into the temple. Take a camera with you and take a lot of pictures. November would be great to be here. I was here in the beginning of December and the autumn has gone far then. Many trees hadn't any leaves but it was still autumn colours.

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