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Small Temple in Shopping District

We passed this Jodo temple, which is associated with the performing arts and women literary... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2018
Tucson, Arizona
Temple on Shinkyogoku

In a very center of Kyoto, Seiganji Temple is located on Shinkyogoku shopping arcade. Thousands of... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2016
Fukuoka, Japan
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16 Mar 2018
“Small Temple in Shopping District”
12 Dec 2016
“Temple on Shinkyogoku”
453 Sakuranocho, Shinkyogoku-dori, Nakagyo-ku, Nakagyo, Kyoto 604-8035, Kyoto Prefecture
Shinkyogoku Shopping District
+81 75-221-0958
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

We passed this Jodo temple, which is associated with the performing arts and women literary figures, daily during our 4-day stay in Kyoto. It stood in a major shopping district just a few yards away from our hotel and beckoned to be explored. After passing...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 12 December 2016

In a very center of Kyoto, Seiganji Temple is located on Shinkyogoku shopping arcade. Thousands of people pass by every day, but not many people go into the temple. Indeed, it was my first visit for me too. If you sit in front of Buddha,...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Tucked inside the Nichiki area you will find a welcome oasis of calm. It feels welcoming, take your shoes off, and then enjoy some time for reflection and calm.

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 17 April 2016

This is typical small temple without interesting features (I think), except for it being stuck right in the middle of a covered shopping mall area. This placement is because the shopping district grew up around the temple which has been in its current location since...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank 184DonP
Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

One of the many similar temples all over Kyoto nothing special worth a quick photo if you are on the area very near our hotel the Kyoto royal hotel and spa wouldn't make a special visit as you will probably pass on your travels

Date of experience: October 2015
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Shinkyogoku Shopping District
Those who delight in shopping and cuisine will find
themselves at home in Shinkyogoku. Lauded and visited
by locals for its Nishiki Market, where baskets of
fragrant spices, dried fish, and just-fried foods are
piled high along the snaking streets of its enclosed
outdoor shopping spaces, Shinkyogoku is not only a hub
for fresh fare, but also for fast fashion fixes.
Trends-in-the-making can be spotted in the tall
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