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pretty little temple on the Philosophers Path

This place is only open the first two weeks of April and the last two weeks of November so we were... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2018
brixtontrev
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london
Lovely mossy garden

The garden at this temple is fairly small, but very pretty. There is a steep section that might be... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2017
RandomGuy23
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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7 Apr 2018
“pretty little temple on the Philosophers Path”
9 May 2017
“Lovely mossy garden”
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12 Shishigatani Goshonodancho, Sakyo-ku | Philosophers Walk, Sakyo, Kyoto 606-8422, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-771-4040
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Reviewed 30 January 2008

In November 2007 I had the chance to spend the week in Kyoto, walking through the streets, visiting gardens and temples and being amazed and bemused at how alien, as a western european, first time traveller to asia, never mind Japan, I felt. During the...More

2  Thank Steve C
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

This place is only open the first two weeks of April and the last two weeks of November so we were lucky that it was open the last week of March when we were walking the Philosophers Path where it is located. Obvious effort had...More

Thank brixtontrev
Reviewed 9 May 2017

The garden at this temple is fairly small, but very pretty. There is a steep section that might be better avoided by those unsteady on their feet.

Thank RandomGuy23
Reviewed 16 June 2016

This is only open for two brief periods in the year so as we were lucky enough to visit during an open time I felt it was essential to visit! It had lots of beautiful camellia flowers everywhere and moss, something I'd developed a major...More

Thank Chelsea B
Reviewed 25 May 2015

Summary: All of the temples along the philosopher's walk are beautiful in their own right. This one, too, is worth visiting.

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Reviewed 30 January 2008

In November 2007 I had the chance to spend the week in Kyoto, walking through the streets, visiting gardens and temples and being amazed and bemused at how alien, as a western european, first time traveller to asia, never mind Japan, I felt. During the...More

2  Thank Steve C
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