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“Splendid!”
Review of Honen-in

Honen-in
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US$124.64*
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Private Custom Tour: Kyoto in One Day
Ranked #67 of 1,127 things to do in Kyoto
Certificate of Excellence
United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
107 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
“Splendid!”
Reviewed 14 April 2014

Even though a bit overcrowded, still it offers the place for meditation and comprehension, and the beautiful views!

Visited April 2014
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Level 4 Contributor
43 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Quiet”
Reviewed 10 April 2014

Small and quiet. Only 4 or 5 min walk from the philosophers walk if you happen to be strolling along. Not as unique as many reviews make out.

Visited April 2014
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Kyoto, Japan
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Must see for lovers of French Impressionism”
Reviewed 2 November 2013 via mobile

Honen-in is a short walk from the Silver Pavilion. You can see the style of art that inspired Monet! I personally believe he must have been to this exact location.
The garden is beautiful and there is also an old have years on site.

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Trondheim, Norway
Level 5 Contributor
30 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Magic shadows”
Reviewed 27 July 2013

The garden and the temple are very close to the Silver pavilion and the Philosopher's path. It's hidden in the woods and it is really cool there even when it is hot outside. Very calm, very cozy, very relaxing!

Visited September 2012
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Ormskirk, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
866 reviews
473 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 291 helpful votes
“Quite beautiful”
Reviewed 23 March 2013

We found this quite by accident and were extremely pleased. It is worth making an effort to visit as you will be sure to be out of the crowds and able to soak up the atmosphere here.A really lovely, quiet and beautiful site.

Visited February 2013
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