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Eikando Zenrinji Temple, Kyoto

Categories: Landmarks, Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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4.7/5 based on 950+ reviews on the web
Eikando Zenrinji Temple provides a contemplative natural environment for the worshippers, monks, and tourists who pay visits to meditate and offer daily prayers. This Buddhist temple of the Jodu-shu sect dates back to the turn of the 10th century and has been gradually built and rebuilt over the centuries. Climb the temple's tower to appreciate the best views of landscaped raked-sand gardens and Japanese maple trees. Don't miss the famous Amida Buddha statue, which allegedly looked over its shoulder at a slow-moving monk during a ritual in 1082 and stayed in that position ever since. Put Eikando Zenrinji Temple into our Kyoto trip itinerary planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • This summer la visited a green look at even this column. Quiet, yet was able to feel the caring for the tourists, it felt like a good place to let followers significantly. In no particular order, are recommended. I would like to see again in the fall.
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  • The wood is predominant in the buildings which consist of buildings interconnected by magnificent bridges of wood. The garden is really beautiful to see in fall, but be careful because the entry price increases during the month of November. Also go to the pagoda as the view of Kyoto is really very nice. However this temple is not suitable for people with reduced mobility, because there are really many markets. A lift is available, but it will not take you anywhere.
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  • This Temple boasts the turning Amida with its legendary myth. The pond area is striking. It is a jewel in Kyoto not far from Philosophers Walk. Include it on your itinerary in Kyoto. You will not be d...  read more »
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