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Chohoji Temple

248 Donomaecho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-8134, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-221-2686
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Nice city visit

Great stop when in central Kyoto, especially if on a tourist trip and with little time to see the... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2016
Stalflare
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Florence, Italy
The Rokkaku-do Hall or the Choho-ji Temple

The Rokkaku-do Hall or the Choho-ji Temple is located in a small corner at the Shijo-Karasuma area... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2015
Chuzaa
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Vancouver, Canada
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23 Jul 2016
“Nice city visit”
26 Sep 2015
“The Rokkaku-do Hall or the Choho-ji Temple”
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248 Donomaecho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-8134, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 24 July 2016

Great stop when in central Kyoto, especially if on a tourist trip and with little time to see the other major attractions. The temple is well kept and it's nested in a group of buildings that surround it.

Thank Stalflare
Reviewed 26 September 2015

The Rokkaku-do Hall or the Choho-ji Temple is located in a small corner at the Shijo-Karasuma area (Fourth Avenue at Karasuma Street) which is a business centre of the city of Kyoto. It is also close to the western end of the famous Nishiki-koji grocery...More

1  Thank Chuzaa
Reviewed 21 September 2015 via mobile

This temple is in a hexagonal shape. Hence the name "rokkaku do" ( 6-angled hall). It is located smack in the middle of Kyoto downtown, only steps away from the big Karasuma street. Once inside, it was peaceful and quiet although surrounded by high risers....More

2  Thank singinggigi
Reviewed 7 May 2015 via mobile

Going after dark I think only increases the appeal of this place. Lots of well lit temples and walk ways make it quite a magical journey, which for us at least ended with us being lucky enough to catch the monks singing in the last...More

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 5 April 2015 via mobile

Came here on a rainy day and was delighted by everything. The highlight was the pink Sakura tree which was in full bloom and the unexpected swans. Definitely a nice little find. :)

Thank Wanetta C
Reviewed 27 June 2014 via mobile

If you want to know where is the center of Kyoto. You have to go to this place. The hexagonal stone is the center.

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City Center
No district of Kyoto is quite as representative of its
blended nature as the City Center. By day, the covered
shopping arcades along Kawaramachi and Shijo Street
bring deal hunters and fashionistas out in droves to
peruse the clothing, accessories, gifts, and home
goods offerings. When it grows dark, the City Center
is a hip spot for nightlife, alive with bars and
clubs. A trendy culinary scene and an abundance of
...More
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