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Daigo-ji Temple, Kyoto

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Historic Site
See a historic place of worship at Daigo-ji Temple, a UNESCO-protected Shingon Buddhist temple. Founded in 874 CE, the temple's name translates as "ghee," used metaphorically here to conjure images of the "crème de la crème" of Buddhist thought. Admire the artistry and architecture of the temple's five-story pagoda, constructed in 951 CE, representing the oldest surviving building in the city and officially listed as one of the National Treasures of Japan. The temple has gained protection as part of a wider area of ancient monuments. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Daigo-ji Temple and many more Kyoto attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Kyoto trip itinerary planner.
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  • Sanpo weeping cherry blossoms are in full bloom reportedly, so Kyoto will go, now. I enjoyed the beautiful cherry blossoms. Keihan bus direct from hachijo exit, excellent turnout. Admission is 1,500 yen and was the best.
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  • The cherry blossoms this year late celebrated in full bloom in 4/7. This is the place if you can afford time away from the city, but we want you to visit. Admission tickets will not be sold at only nine. First the No. 1 enters the lingbao area. This Go-Daigo during the famous weeping cherry is welcomed. Will anyone marvel at the beautiful pink blossoms. This place is managed very neatly. Also in the building is a must. You can watch many of the treasures of the Heian period Buddhist statues. Then let's get to sambosan area. First enters the reception and weeping cherry trees welcome you. Affected karamon gardens is said to the inside of the building designed by Toyotomi Hideyoshi himself, black and decorated with gold. Finally head to the temple area. To the five-story pagoda in the oldest wooden building in Kyoto, Kondo to initiate and through powerful Deva. Also in this area the weeping cherry blooms, dignified. Go-Daigo's weeping and clone Sakura cherry blossoms are planted in the Nijo castle. Memories of the best things was where at least once, it came during the cherry blossoms in full bloom.
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  • And dead branches fall saw the cherry blossoms bloom no matter how stunning you have seen. Did bloom late than usual, so enjoyed the cherry blossoms in full bloom. Old is a tall tree in 300 years, look at 200 years and more. I think that was very good. Please come see us.
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