Daitoku-ji is a complex of sub-temples, in the North West of Kyoto, easily reached by bus (or you can take the subway and a 10 minute walk)
There are 24 sub-temples, but most of them are closed to the public. However, the ones you can enter are lovely.
While there are temples and shrines by the hundreds in Japan, Zen gardens are harder to come by, and Daitoku-ji is a wonderful chance to see some. By far my favourite (I went back another day!) is Daisen-in. I recommend asking for the English information pack at the entrance, which explains the significance of each part of the garden.
It's a wonderfully relaxing place, away from the hordes of bus tours (both Japanese and foreign! Though I imagine it may be busier on the weekends!) I'd recommend spending about an hour there, to get a chance to absorb the atmosphere of the place. It's a great chance to get a feel of a different side of Japan.
The Japanese tea (matcha) and cake are also worth having.
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