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Entsuji Temple

389 Iwakura Hataedacho, Sakyo-ku, Kita, Kyoto 606-0015, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-781-1875
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Great garden. But, Aren't we welcomed?

Little remote from central kyoto, 30 minutes by bus and walk 15 minutes in quiet residential... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2017
Monique1794
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Peace and serenity

A little to the north of Kyoto and not often visited this temple garden is the best of its kind... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2016
Kenneth L
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7 Jul 2017
“Great garden. But, Aren't we welcomed?”
29 Sep 2016
“Peace and serenity ”
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389 Iwakura Hataedacho, Sakyo-ku, Kita, Kyoto 606-0015, Kyoto Prefecture
Northern Kyoto
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+81 75-781-1875
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Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Little remote from central kyoto, 30 minutes by bus and walk 15 minutes in quiet residential area. There are one of the famous zen temple garden in tranquility. Humble garden with trees, and it has mountain as back ground "Shakkei (Borrowed scenery) ", i am...More

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Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

A little to the north of Kyoto and not often visited this temple garden is the best of its kind. Created before Shugakuin and it was emperor Gomizuno's former residence . It is the epitome of "shakkie" or borrowed scenery. The understated garden of rocks...More

Thank Kenneth L
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

As much as I love Entsuji, I will admit that if you are coming to Kyoto for a short, whirlwind visit, I would not put this at the top of your list. For people with time to spare, this is a quiet, out of the...More

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Northern Kyoto
Hot springs and historic temples characterize the
leafy landscapes of Northern Kyoto. Acres of tranquil
residential streets are interrupted by some of Kyoto's
most gorgeous architectural gems, including the
majestic Golden Pavilion of Kinkakuji, the serene
artistry of the Ryoanji Temple rock gardens, and the
bold red paint across the structures of Enryakuji
Temple. Once a religious core of the city, the
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