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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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  • 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。 
  • Downhill from the bus stop, and walk up the Causeway. Let's go with athletic shoes. If sweet drinks of pamper to bring fun then maybe. Tiles throw was two at 100 yen. Try it if you have time.
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  • Kyoto 2 nights last day of carefree travelling for three days goes in the Kaohsiung area. From Kyoto station on JR bus per hour, with yamashiro Kaohsiung, Kaohsiung shrine jingoji Temple in the head. Kiyotaki River Valley to climb down from the bus stop. Zhu kiyotaki River Bridge to the jingoji Temple begins long stone steps. Ink stones along the way, Kūkai was instead of ink. For the autumn season is finished there are tea breaks, was closed. Turn off climbing the long stone steps you about 20 minutes walking from the bus stop, arrives at the gate. It is a stately gate. Paid admission 600 yen and into the environment was more available. First up the stairs at the back on the right and continue to the main hall. Visit the rose and Yakushi on the Inner Temple. Into the divine and the chancel, side, 12 divine generals, Devas and things to see close together. Speciality the challenge can throw after seeing the tahoto pagodas beside the Hall. Charm pray for plagues Valley dish terracotta. First time flying at low altitude, I threw the second investment was nothing special but very difficult. It was great temples and daishido in the precincts of the temple, early winter weather, pleasant, Morisaki, godaido, Ming dynasty temple at around historic and stately feel.
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