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Small, quiet temple away from the crowds...

After visiting Jingo-ji, we made our way over to Saimyo-ji. I found it less impressive and wished I... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2016
Leonard G
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24 Oct 2016
“Small, quiet temple away from the crowds...”
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Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

After visiting Jingo-ji, we made our way over to Saimyo-ji. I found it less impressive and wished I had spent even more time back at Jingo-ji. Nonetheless, Saimyo-ji had its charms. It was a quiet place to sit among the moss and many beautiful stone...More

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Hot springs and historic temples characterize the
leafy landscapes of Northern Kyoto. Acres of tranquil
residential streets are interrupted by some of Kyoto's
most gorgeous architectural gems, including the
majestic Golden Pavilion of Kinkakuji, the serene
artistry of the Ryoanji Temple rock gardens, and the
bold red paint across the structures of Enryakuji
Temple. Once a religious core of the city, the
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