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This tiny thousand year old Buddhist temple is easy to miss, now tucked away off a very busy... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2015
KLsWanderlust
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Houston, Texas
Blink and you may miss it

While walking on Shijo Dori from Gion Shijo subway station east towards Yasaka Shrine, use the... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2016
PreetiPabreja
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Westford, Massachusetts
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28 Dec 2016
“Blink and you may miss it”
30 Oct 2015
“easy to miss”
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Reviewed 28 December 2016

While walking on Shijo Dori from Gion Shijo subway station east towards Yasaka Shrine, use the right side of the street and keep your eyes peeled for it. A little gem hidden between glitzy shops, it's easy to miss.

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 30 October 2015

This tiny thousand year old Buddhist temple is easy to miss, now tucked away off a very busy thoroughfare. It was the paper lanterns that beckoned one off the main sidewalk and through the temple gate. There is a rather imposing and threatening looking Thousand-armed...More

Date of experience: November 2014
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