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12 Sep 2017
“Hidden temple”
28 May 2017
“Beautiful garden ”
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187 Ohara Shorinincho, Sakyo-ku, Sakyo, Kyoto 601-1241, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

A fantastically quiet, calm, and profoundly peaceful little temple. Make sure to stop in and have a cup of matcha while looking out on the trees. It must be fantastic in the winter too when everything is covered in snow.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Istvan Z
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Many tourists visit Sanzenin temple, when they come to Ohara. But in my opinion, Jikkoin is as much worthy to visit as Sanzenin. The garden, although not very big, is beautiful. You can sit down on a red carpet, enjoy green tea and meditate. As...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank kimitakas
Reviewed 12 October 2015

While in Ohara, of course you want to visit the exquisite Sanzen-in, but if you are tired of crowds, be sure to visit Jikko-in. It's a little gem. There are two wonderful pond gardens. Sit inside the guest house and enjoy shinji-ike, the pond-garden laid...More

Date of experience: October 2015
2  Thank Leonard G
Reviewed 25 September 2013

Might as well stop at this small temple, well worth the visit. The grounds appeared a tad neglected, but for the most part, the main temple and garden were stunning. A very quiet and peaceful place, I was the only person here for a good...More

Date of experience: June 2013
Thank Damon D
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