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Jingoji Temple, Kyoto

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Throw your troubles away by hurling an inscribed clay disc from a cliff at Jingoji Temple. Offering a great view from atop a hill at 650 m (2,132 ft) altitude, the most visited Buddhist temple in Takao sits at the end of a 350-step hike up a stone stairway. As you admire the impressive wooden architecture, set in an intensely colored forest, you can alse enjoy panoramic views of a river that meanders through the valley beneath this Shingon shrine. Originally built in 824 CE, most of the present-day structure dates from 1623. Art lovers can admire the temple's statue of Yakushi Nyorai, declared a national treasure, before grabbing a snack at the cafeteria nearby. Work out when and for how long to visit Jingoji Temple and other Kyoto attractions using our handy Kyoto trip generator.
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  • Continued until the gate stone steps from the parking lot, there is a steep gradient in expired breath. Could we pray to you in Buddhas of the Inner Temple, Yakushi Nyorai (living national treasure) who was very impressed. Otherwise, it has been experience can throw. I want to ask during the publishing in a stunning time of autumn leaves, or the Gallery, now check the time.
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  • Is the Medicine Buddha in the main hall in the style of the Heian period, a 一木造ri's overpowering feeling far from grace. I think in unstable balance of the upper and lower body, near left, particularly left and it is understood well. Nara in the era before othersources vividness, and calm during the Heian period in the period after the parquet is obviously different than I felt. There are buses from the Shijo is 1 hour is once again up and down the River from down to the bus station, takes about 1 hour. Is trying hard to go, but was very impressive.
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  • 下公車後走一段下坡,過橋後再走上坡,中間會經過兩三家麵店(還不錯吃)。日本人真心走超快,剛下公車就都一溜煙的不見了,當我們走到寺前的階梯,竟然一個一個要下山了!身體真的超硬朗!售票員蠻熱情的,對比寺內的餐飲的冷漠(還在風景不錯的地方)。寺內走起來真的很舒服,也很適合拍照,值得一遊。  more »