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Jingoji Temple

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Worth every step

It particularly worthy of visit in the late fall during foliage. There are a lot of steps & stairs... read more

Reviewed 26 December 2016
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Momoji !!!

Autumum leaves of jingoji temples are beautiful ! Currently autumn is full of tourists ... So if... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2016
Kyoto T
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26 Dec 2016
“Worth every step”
18 Nov 2016
“Momoji !!!”
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5 Umegahata Takaocho, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto 616-8292, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

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

Date of experience: November 2016
2  Thank WiLFLL
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Autumum leaves of jingoji temples are beautiful ! Currently autumn is full of tourists ... So if you prefer fewer people ... Better to avoid autumum leaves season .

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Kyoto T
Reviewed 4 November 2016

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

Date of experience: November 2016
2  Thank gehararigo
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

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

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Leonard G
Reviewed 4 July 2016

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

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Daniel H
Reviewed 12 December 2015 via mobile

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

Date of experience: December 2015
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Reviewed 10 November 2015

We visited in october and the leave were turning which gave us spectacular views, amazing, the temple does have a lot of steps so be warned but for us it was worth the climb

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank swift314
Reviewed 2 November 2015

It's a 350 steps hike to get up to the temple, but it was a worth it! The leaves had started to change it's colors and it was just beautiful.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank CathinkaH
Reviewed 29 September 2015

バス1日券の区間からはずれるものの、ぜひ訪れてほしいお寺。あの有名な源頼朝像や薬師如来像(国宝)は歴史通には外せないはずだ。 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.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Paradise807505
Reviewed 5 August 2015

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

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank BAHiker
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