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Konchi-in

#81 of 1 383 things to do in Kyoto
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Tranquility

Tranquil, moss clad gardens and small temple that’s worth a visit - calm and peaceful as well as... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
glennharrold
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Magnificent

We stumbled across this place on our way to Nanzenji Temple, and decided to pay the very modest... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2018
66grahamh
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Melbourne, Australia
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86-12 Nanzenji Fukuchicho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8435, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Tranquil, moss clad gardens and small temple that’s worth a visit - calm and peaceful as well as beautiful.

Thank glennharrold
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

We stumbled across this place on our way to Nanzenji Temple, and decided to pay the very modest entry fee, on a slightly wet day. We are so glad we did! Firstly, it was a magnificent garden, and second it is quiet and obviously not...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Great hidden place to look around, much quieter than the others, great photo opportunities in the gardens too. Well worth the entrance fee.

Thank Jamie P
Reviewed 19 April 2018

Covered in moss, greens, beautiful trees and shrubs it’s along the way to the more famous of the temples so gets overlooked. You can relax and mediate inside whilst looking out to the garden.

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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Maybe we were lucky, but this was a truly calming little temple with no crowds or queues. I loved the gardens and the calming feel around it. I hope it remains a well kept secret

1  Thank 497stephanj
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Everything there seemed to be undisturbed and well kept. Moss way growing on the various rock lamps, and the plants were thriving. It was what I would have expected to see during the Edo period.

Thank Oyomi
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We accidentally visited Konchi-in because it happened to be next to our lunch spot, and we needed a walk after a big lunch. It was surprisingly pleasant and very beautiful; lovely architecture and gardens. The best part was that there were hardly any others there,...More

1  Thank soy_latte_togo
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Konchi-in is right next to the Nanzen-ji temple. There is a fee to get in. They have a nice small pond and garden. You walk around on stone steps and end in a large zen rock garden. Its a nice and quiet place to get...More

1  Thank gzau
Reviewed 18 October 2016

How to get there? About a 10-15 minute walk from Keage Station (Kyoto subway - Tozai Line). Look for & go through the brick pedestrian tunnel then head along the very traditional looking street. It will be on the left side. This seemingly tucked away...More

Thank Jet Age Explora A
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We too stumbled across this by chance. It had all the features we had travelled to other temples to see, gardens, flowing water, a pool and a zen garden plus a lovely temple building with a squeaky floor and gold painted screens. But best of...More

1  Thank barneyvip
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