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It particularly worthy of visit in the late fall during foliage. There are a lot of steps & stairs just to get the temple. There are 3 main temples for a good day trips to Takao, & the buses by JR are covered if you...More
It is definitely worth climbing. Suddenly, a big gate and temple appears at the top of mountain and huge. Also, this is a famous place of autumn colors. It locates outside of Kyoto and takes an hour bus trip from the Kyoto station. It is...More
If you are looking for a good day or half day escape from Kyoto, by all means visit Takao and Jingo-ji. Less than an hour's bus ride from Kyoto, Takao will give you a lovely mountain and forest experience. Jingo-ji is probably the most interesting...More
Some amazing autumn colours if you come at the right time of the year. A temple full of history and is very quiet and tranquil, founded in the 9th century.
If you are in Kyoto in autumn, Jingoji can well be worth a visit to...More
This is a great attraction to visit. It's quiet and very serene. The temple was perched on the top of a big hill and required us to slowing walk all the way up. It took us a goodly hour to slowly hike our way up...More
Although departing from the 1-day bus ticket section, by all means, I want to visit this temple. The famous Minamoto Yoritomo picture and Yakushi-nyoraizo (national treasure) are indispensable for history lovers.
Because this temple is a bit out of the way and has a number of stairs, it isn't hard to enjoy a peaceful time at this temple away from the crowds at other temples. We went late October before many leaves in Kyoto changed colors...More