I love this place. It has a beautiful garden and the staff are friendly (not always the case in temples or Kyoto). They even make a point of saying that photos are ok. I've been a few times and each time the staff have been...More
About Ninna-ji Temple
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Catch the 59 bus and do the Ninna-ji, Rohana-ji and Golden Pavilion together. The busses come every 10 minutes and follow the route of the temples perfectly. You can buy a bus card for a few hundred Yen and hop on and off all day....More
It was totally covered when I arrived and will be until 2019 I think. You can see how its built on huge wooden stilts but you cant see its majestic outside construction on the mountainside. Disappoint after the hard climb through the tourist of Gion
There are sveral place you don not have to miss in Japan and Ninna-ji Temple is one of these. Next to other shrins ans temples and easy to get there
Very beautiful. The pagoda on the site is just magnificent. Like all the temples worth will looking at. Hours can be lost here. So if you have others to see keep an eye on the time.
Dress comfortable as walking is necessary to see everything on offer. I visited the temple as part of half day tour. Always great with English speaking tour guide and local knowledge/history chats.
We combined this visit with a first stop at Kinkaju-ji "Golden Pavillion" and second at Ryoan-ji Temple. One of the few opportunities in Kyoto to see 3 world heritage sites in the same 1/2 day visit. It is an ideal place to visit in the...More
This place was really quiet compared to just about every other temple in Kyoto, so that was a definite plus. I though the grounds were lovely. I was there before the sakura had arrived and some of the buildings (inc the Kannon-do) were under renovation,...More