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High Recommended but needs stamina

Three temples are located in the middle of mountain and one should climb up from the road next to... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2016
gehararigo
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Tokyo
Takao (Kozanji Temple, Saimyoji Temple, Jingoji Temple)

Takao is a mountainous area of Northern Kyoto. One hour bus(JR bus) ride from Kyoto station. The... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2016
Koori S
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Kyoto, Japan
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27 Nov 2016
“Everyone climbs the mountain”
4 Nov 2016
“High Recommended but needs stamina”
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Umegahata Kawanishicho, Ukyo-ku, Ukyo, Kyoto 616-8292, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 27 November 2016

Easy access by train but go early. So many people we could barely move and there was a massive queue to ascend one area (the only way to the top) so we gave up and came down. There were even more people still ascending as...More

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Reviewed 4 November 2016

Three temples are located in the middle of mountain and one should climb up from the road next to the river and down. After visiting three temples, my iphone health indicated that I climb up and down equal to 85 stories !! But definitely worth...More

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Reviewed 30 January 2016

Takao is a mountainous area of Northern Kyoto. One hour bus(JR bus) ride from Kyoto station. The one way ticket costs 520 yen, but you can get a round-trip ticket at Kyoto Bus Ticket Center, and it costs only 800 yen. The JR bus runs...More

1  Thank Koori S
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