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Anrakuji Temple

21 Shishigatani Goshonodancho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8422, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-771-5360
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Very pleasant Buddhist temple

On our tour of temples on the Philosophers' Trail we particularly enjoyed this one. The rooms... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
RandomGuy23
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Pumpkins

I like pumpkins and this temple is using them to pay a penance for having "killed" two nuns many... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2016
Bob L
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Charlestown, Australia
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6 May 2017
“Very pleasant Buddhist temple”
18 Feb 2016
“Pumpkins”
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21 Shishigatani Goshonodancho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8422, Kyoto Prefecture
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+81 75-771-5360
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Reviewed 7 May 2017

On our tour of temples on the Philosophers' Trail we particularly enjoyed this one. The rooms themselves seem very modern, but the garden is backed right up to the hill to its east, and it's very tranquil. The dragon's head water feature is wonderful.

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Reviewed 19 February 2016

I like pumpkins and this temple is using them to pay a penance for having "killed" two nuns many many years ago,offers ,twice yearly feeds of pumpkin ..also has cute pumpkin swing tags for sale

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Reviewed 25 May 2015

Summary: This temple is also on the philosopher's walk and you should take the time to see it. It's beautiful and very well maintained. I wouldn't go out to see it on its own merits but if you are in the neighborhood you should stop...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2013 via mobile

Nice and quiet and pretty just a quick walk from the philosophers path. If you are not pressed for time I would see it

1  Thank MargoHemet
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