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monk played flute for our exit, peaceful place

We walked all over Ohara to get a feeling for the area and see the temples. We didn't pay to go... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2016
Kip F
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Sacramento, California
Peaceful and quiet temple

Raigo-in might be not as impressive or large as sanzen-in, but if you want to escape the crowds it... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2016
stativision
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Jena, Germany
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28 May 2017
“Waterfall ”
29 Nov 2016
“Quiet temple”
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537 Ohara Raigoincho, Sakyo, Kyoto 601-1242, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

In Ohara, there are many temples which belong to Tendai sect (their main temple is Hieizan Enryakuji). Raigo-in is also one of them. Compared to Sanzenin, this temple is maybe less attractive. Behind this temple there is a waterfall named Otonashino Taki. It is free...More

Thank Kimitaka S
Reviewed 29 November 2016

The temple is only 5 min. on foot from Sanzenin temple. Though people come to Sanzenin, less people aware this temple. When I visited on weekend, there were a few people and the atomosphere was quiet and nice.

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Reviewed 6 May 2016

We walked all over Ohara to get a feeling for the area and see the temples. We didn't pay to go into all of them, but we did here. The grounds were quiet with no other visitors, and pretty. On our exit, the monk played...More

2  Thank Kip F
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

Raigo-in might be not as impressive or large as sanzen-in, but if you want to escape the crowds it is a good idea to walk up the hill (sometimes there is not a single other guest). It is also only 400 yen entrance. The garden...More

1  Thank stativision
Reviewed 30 December 2015

This temple locates 10 minutes walk up-hill from the famous Sanzen-in Temple. I visited this temple on my way to the Otonashi Fall. This temple was once a training school for Buddhist chant but seems it was long time ago. Now only a hall and...More

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