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Toji

1 Kujyomachi, Minami-ku, Kyoto 601-8473, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-691-3325
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1 Kujyomachi, Minami-ku, Kyoto 601-8473, Kyoto Prefecture
Southern Kyoto
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Reviewed 4 days ago

because we had an amazing guide we were able to enjoy and undertand a little about life when people lived there. the structure and architecture was amazing. we were shown the different spaces and rooms in this most lovely location

Thank starkman2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing view...Toji temple with light in this autumn...surrounded by maple trees whose leaves turn red and yellow

Thank mimi_mocca
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To-ji temple has some of the most beautiful wooden Buddhist statues but the absolute pinnacle of the visit is 5-store pagoda. The pagoda outshines all other pagodas that I've seen in Japan.

Thank TX2005
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice gardens, temples and pagoda in a not so crowded environment. We enjoyed walking around and taking in the sites in a much more relaxed and quiet atmosphere from the big tourist spots.

Thank Kurt I
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Buy One Day or Two Day Pass and spend day(s) to visit those temples and shrines. Not so many people here and enjoyed the quiet time there.

Thank Seiichi Y
Reviewed 28 September 2017

The Pagoda is very visible to any of the building around Kyoto Station looking South so Hubby and I went on a trek expedition and found it easily. There's a fee of 500 yen PP (800 yen if the Pagoda is open) to explore the...More

Thank JTCGreen
Reviewed 25 September 2017

It is just like a mall where you walk around for no reason, bad i wouldn't suggest you go. Bad Bad Bad bAd

Thank Max H
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Spent the morning here strolling through the beautiful gardens, admiring the colossal pagoda and taking in the wealth of sculptures. All in all it was a great visit to very interesting site. The lotus flowers in bloom (in August) were quite something as you entered....More

Thank Jayman1982
Reviewed 21 August 2017

One of the iconic sight-seeing place in Kyoto always appears on ads , postcards. Quite place with beautiful scenery, with Ancient Buddhist Tower make of wood and Sculpture of Japanese Buddhist fellowship.You might take 2-3 hours to finish this place including travelling from Kyoto station...More

Thank alsace_cat
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The grounds contains a 5 story pagoda that is one of the tallest in Japan, that's the main attraction of this temple. there are two halls most definitely must visit, Kondo & Miedo. both halls displayed status of Buddhists Gods, The building its self is...More

Thank Paul C
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Southern Kyoto
Southern Kyoto has a reserved air. Though the Fushimi
Inari Shrine is one of Kyoto's major tourist
attractions, the surrounding nature, parks, gardens,
temples, and shrines provide less-visited spaces for
strolling and reflection. The Fushimi Inari Shrine
itself is made up of 32,000 sub-shrines, and the
mountain they are dotted across beckons hikers,
picnickers, and lovers of the outdoors. Many of the
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YourWorldTraveller
23 October 2017|
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Response from Vivien2223 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, You have access to a lot of the grounds for free. It is worthwhile going on the 21st of every month for the large local market. It is very interesting interacting with the locals in a local environment. Summer is also... More
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Betty K
30 May 2017|
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Response from lovetheunexpected | Reviewed this property |
Hi we didn't manage to tour because we arrived too late for it to worth our while, so bear in mind that it closes at 16.30
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Prima S
1 December 2016|
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Response from Max H | Reviewed this property |
I'm not really sure, but I would also say the Toji tenple. You should just take a walk and look around in the ones you think looks interesting if you havent gone yet
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