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Senbon Shakado

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Don't Miss the Museum!

The museum of this ancient temple holds some first rate treasures of Kamakura era Buddhist art... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2015
Dianne V
Santa Barbara, California
Senbon Shakado Setsubun

A good time to visit the oldest surviving structure in Kyoto is Setsubun - February 3rd - a day... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2015
Tokyo, Japan
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9 Dec 2016
“Festival of Japanese radish”
15 Jul 2015
“Don't Miss the Museum!”
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1034 Mizomaecho, Kamigyo-ku, Kita, Kyoto 602-8319, Kyoto Prefecture
Nishijin District
+81 75-461-5973
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Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

On the 7th and the 8th of December every year, a traditional festival takes place in this temple, and the visitors can eat Japanese radish, cooked by the temple. It is said that you can avoid to be sick by eating this radish. I found...More

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Reviewed 15 July 2015

The museum of this ancient temple holds some first rate treasures of Kamakura era Buddhist art. Not to be missed. Uncrowded and very accessible since it's off the tourist trail..

Thank Dianne V
Reviewed 31 May 2015

Again Kyoto it's amazing place to visit. If you ever come to Japan just go Kyoto and you will have an amazing experience, it's so hard to give to someone the "highlight" of the visit because they are so many. You will need at least...More

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Reviewed 19 February 2015

A good time to visit the oldest surviving structure in Kyoto is Setsubun - February 3rd - a day when Japanese drive out bad luck in the form of devils. They have geisha dance and a small performance where devils come out and are banished...More

Thank ronindave
Reviewed 12 November 2014

This is the oldest temple in the centre of Kyoto since othres were destroyed or burnt and rebuilt, this temple has evaded war and fire for nearly 800 years.So, the temple is graded as the national treasure.No other temples in the center of Kyoto boast...More

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Nishijin District
A district with a long textile heritage, ancient Kyoto
is still alive in the Nishijin District. Studded with
its weaving factories, tea houses, and onsen, the
neighborhood is charming and peaceful with a
self-possessed air. Less traveled than other parts of
the city, it is a district where you can take it at
your own pace. Visitors can explore the many weaving
and cloth houses, the free kimono shows, and the many
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