Not very impressive, 2 buildings that you can only watch form the outside and a garden up the hill that has they typical elements, but no positive surprises. Not worth the entrance fee.
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this is a amazing peaceful walk trough historical gardens i say gardens because the two pavilions of Kyoto share their history and it is such a lovely tale of a grand father and his grandson both of the gardens are beautiful and they have a...More
Cooler than most other temples with lots of moss and scenic places to take photos. Very enjoyable with the kids and our tour guide parked half way between this and a hidden gem called Honen-in Temple with free admission and gorgeous walkways. Closes at 4...More
The silver temple houses beautiful and immaculately maintained garden, Japanese style. We wonder how much time was alloted to preserve this kind of view. Behind the temple there were several trail up the hill to get better view of the temple, the garden, and a...More
I guess you are not going there for the Temple. The main attraction surely is the very nice garden. There is a beautiful sand garden and some really nice green garden wit ponds and lot of moss.
The buildings and landscape here work so well together. We really enjoyed our time here, much more than at the larger temples. The walk on the path has many beautiful views and the building have an intimacy that is a nice contrast to that large...More