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Daitoku-ji Temple, Kyoto
(3.9/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web)
Experience a wealth of Zen gardens and culture at the sprawling, walled complex of Daitoku-ji Temple. Founded in 1319, it suffered great damage in the Onin War (1467-1477), but was successfully repaired and now stands as one of the 14 branches of the Rinzai school of Japanese Zen. Across the 23 ha (57 ac) complex, you can see 24 subtemples, along with several other buildings. Many of the temples here have their own Zen gardens hidden behind the walls, serving as peaceful spots for quiet reflection or meditation. Put Daitoku-ji Temple into our Kyoto tour planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • 大德寺內有四個對外開放的院廟,這次我去了青桐院。人不多,遊客大多是日本人。每個人都靜靜地欣賞楓葉,拍著照片,沒有喧鬧,加上地面略略的濕潤,一切都顯得特別的美好。下次去京都,還要把大德寺內其它開放的院廟一併欣賞! 
  • Red Mikado is characteristic of Daitoku-ji Temple. Sub-temples, each will cost, but nowhere else in the packed with attractions. Tsunagi, Wong Tai Sin Hospital, the peninsula hospital wants to put in.
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  • From Kyoto and Tokyo good day even is!. I'm way too hungry and took about 1 hour by bus from the train station after the ginkaku-ji Temple. Early autumn is slowly exploring could be.
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