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Bishamondo

#152 of 1,010 things to do in Kyoto
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Address: 18 Anshuinariyamacho Yamashina-ku, Kyoto 607-8003, Kyoto Prefecture
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I rarely give 5 point ratings, but Bishamondo temple certainly deserves it We happen to stay through Airbnb in Yamashina area near the station. As we were walking on new year's... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 January 2017
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

I rarely give 5 point ratings, but Bishamondo temple certainly deserves it We happen to stay through Airbnb in Yamashina area near the station. As we were walking on new year's day, we saw the sign to Bishamondo temple. We follow flock of people and discover that this temple, not only it was serene, but also it was not the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2015

This place is only known among Kyoto people and its neighbors. 20 minutes walk toward North from Jr Yamashina Station which is just one station east from Kyoto leads you to the secret gem in mountains. Different from many other famous places in Kyoto, number of visitors are less (of course still many during the autumn leaves season) so you... More 

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