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Adashino Nenbutsuji Temple, Kyoto
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After tracing a bewitching path through bamboo groves, you'll find the mysterious looking Adashino Nenbutsuji Temple nestled on the wooded hilltop. The Buddhist temple was established in 811 CE, and became a place where the lonely dead who had no kin would be interred. In this evocative temple you can observe around 8,000 stone effigies, filling almost every empty spot around the modest pagoda and other structures. If you're here around the 23rd and 24th of August, don't miss the annual ceremony of remembrance, during which thousands of candles fill the area, adding to the temple's mystique. Put Adashino Nenbutsuji Temple into our Kyoto trip builder and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • In Sagano Temple Tour, still wants to see the Buddhas, stop. Admission fee: 500 yen. Kukai's corpse interred together, letting the thoughts on died and I saw on TV, the better, but was flanked by statues as this nameless, Kukai is Superman in the whole country and once again feel.
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  • This temple is slightly isolated from the whole flow of tourists, so it is quieter here. In addition to many Buddha, you can walk statues made of stone, in addition also by a charming garden and bamboo forest.
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  • This temple is located on a route of temples by Arashiyama is also the limit of the route. They have inside the temple part of the bamboo forest and it is a good place for pictures.
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