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Jingoji Temple

5 Umegahata Takaocho, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto 616-8292, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-861-1769
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Worth every step

It particularly worthy of visit in the late fall during foliage. There are a lot of steps & stairs... read more

Reviewed 27 December 2016
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Momoji !!!

Autumum leaves of jingoji temples are beautiful ! Currently autumn is full of tourists ... So if... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2016
Kyoto T
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5 Umegahata Takaocho, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto 616-8292, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-861-1769
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Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

It particularly worthy of visit in the late fall during foliage. There are a lot of steps & stairs just to get the temple. There are 3 main temples for a good day trips to Takao, & the buses by JR are covered if you...More

1  Thank WiLFLL
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Autumum leaves of jingoji temples are beautiful ! Currently autumn is full of tourists ... So if you prefer fewer people ... Better to avoid autumum leaves season .

Thank Kyoto T
Reviewed 4 November 2016

It is definitely worth climbing. Suddenly, a big gate and temple appears at the top of mountain and huge. Also, this is a famous place of autumn colors. It locates outside of Kyoto and takes an hour bus trip from the Kyoto station. It is...More

1  Thank gehararigo
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a good day or half day escape from Kyoto, by all means visit Takao and Jingo-ji. Less than an hour's bus ride from Kyoto, Takao will give you a lovely mountain and forest experience. Jingo-ji is probably the most interesting...More

1  Thank Leonard G
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Some amazing autumn colours if you come at the right time of the year. A temple full of history and is very quiet and tranquil, founded in the 9th century. If you are in Kyoto in autumn, Jingoji can well be worth a visit to...More

Thank Daniel H
Reviewed 12 December 2015 via mobile

This is a great attraction to visit. It's quiet and very serene. The temple was perched on the top of a big hill and required us to slowing walk all the way up. It took us a goodly hour to slowly hike our way up...More

Thank Coollawyer96
Reviewed 10 November 2015

We visited in october and the leave were turning which gave us spectacular views, amazing, the temple does have a lot of steps so be warned but for us it was worth the climb

Thank swift314
Reviewed 2 November 2015

It's a 350 steps hike to get up to the temple, but it was a worth it! The leaves had started to change it's colors and it was just beautiful.

Thank Cathinka H
Reviewed 29 September 2015

バス1日券の区間からはずれるものの、ぜひ訪れてほしいお寺。あの有名な源頼朝像や薬師如来像(国宝)は歴史通には外せないはずだ。 Although departing from the 1-day bus ticket section, by all means, I want to visit this temple. The famous Minamoto Yoritomo picture and Yakushi-nyoraizo (national treasure) are indispensable for history lovers.

Thank 綾部宏明
Reviewed 6 August 2015

Because this temple is a bit out of the way and has a number of stairs, it isn't hard to enjoy a peaceful time at this temple away from the crowds at other temples. We went late October before many leaves in Kyoto changed colors...More

Thank BAHiker
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