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Chishaku-in, Kyoto
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Listen to daily chants and drums and follow a morning fire ritual at Chishaku-in, the head temple of the Shingon Buddhist Chizan sect. Famous for its refined "fusuma" paintings of landscapes on the walls of the main chamber, which have been declared a national treasure, the temple also has a meticulous pond garden amid fragrant flowers; you can admire perfectly arranged stones and gravel at the garden. Founded in the 14th century, the temple provides a quiet, less touristy spot in which you can meditate. Check out the small museum, which displays an architecture exhibit, when you visit the temple, which is only a 10-minute walk from Shichijo station. Make Chishaku-in part of your personalized Kyoto itinerary using our Kyoto itinerary maker.
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  • A temple in the Higashiyama shichijo. Hasegawa tohaku: famous paintings were superb. Garden ponds are cleaned, heart felt relieved. Admission fee is all inclusive is ¥ 500.
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  • I went to the "chishakuin" and charipota the Kyoto station area, while seeking a fall foliage, located in Higashiyama shichijo. Chishakuin is a famous Temple of leaves are. Look at the beautiful autumn leaves, especially from Kondo Satoshi intersection of Omotesando area do. On the day of visit, chishakuin foliage sparse, began to color and slightly under. I think maybe sees a great mid autumn 11-early.
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  • From Kyoto station is 10 minutes by bus (206208), but on Saturday and very good breakfast bus. I walked from Kyoto station. Arrive in about 20 minutes. You can see tohaku paintings here. You can look good with Maple figure and part of the knot branch gap, originally was in the bigger picture. Overwhelmed by colors and bold composition. Scenic garden reportedly a favourite of Sen no Rikyu garden is representative of Higashiyama and called the garden, is admirable. Chapel with a Bell around very tree, autumn must be clean and you can imagine.
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  • There are many great gardens. Sunny day is, of course, but also on a rainy day Garden beautiful. If rain Kyoto sightseeing spots to run with less rain and the charm of the original, so candidates in May. Paintings, cherry painted in gold bullion is very bright one of the highlights. Tourists are less, so difficult to incorporate into the root. Near shimizuen Kazuyoshi personal Kyoto tea suites No. 1, turn on the set it is recommended.
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  • Which of the Imperial painter of the Momoyama period kanō eitoku and Hasegawa tohaku that, etc. in Bo admitted to Hideyoshi, left fusuma paintings of famous national treasure cherry blossoms, "Maple Pictures'"pine tree with flowers' etc is already really impressed and can they live in glass names hand 1.5 m looking forward to ❗ also scenic landscaped before further study and rest place of the Academy staff, replica, Kaede Sakura figure before the photo spread 500 yen admission fee-in calmness of fulfillment and well-being are If we go to Kyoto to visit to you is!
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  • 2016 / 8 / 15 received Kyoto any Buddhist pilgrimage pilgrimage Numata No. 1 fudasho. Was great, and the head. The purchase of Kyoto any Buddhist temples dedicated we pledge. Received Kyoto any Buddhist pilgrimage No. 1-Acala nokyo-Sho, nokyo in Tomo area of Gohonzon Vairocana-Sho, Kinki 36 real estate No. 20-Acala commonly known as wisdom of nokyo-sho and 3. Summer came from the 12th in which Kyoto is lonely in the end. Looking forward to next year than I have. Kyoto! Thank you very much!
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  • [Date of visit: 9/11/2014] scenic Garden located to the North of the Park is very nice. So there is a chance visit on the verge of closing and less popular, this views herself is recommended.
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  • Enters the entrance have been modernized, but opens up the world of Kyoto. Soothing space surrounded by beauty of fusuma or alcove and the beauty of the garden.
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