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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. For Jingoji Temple and beyond, use our Kyoto tour itinerary planner to get the most from your Kyoto vacation.
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  • Visit the tourist taxi. With special road for disaster-prevention stairs of the Causeway is the hardest part, but to the Summit. Back was going to descend the stairs, praying after contact taxi in mobile. We had come to pick up. Leaves were past the "vestigial", unfortunately. Good to see of Yoritomo famous paintings. It is recommended that athletic shoes, time taken to.
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  • Seeking a peaceful Kyoto, as morning 9:30 visited already many people had come to view autumn leaves about. So a higher elevation in the little back in Kyoto could slowly worship and beautiful autumn leaves.
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  • First climbing 350 stairs. Go a little bit, climbing 50 steps further. Quite breath has expired. Beside the jizo hospital can throw. Clean leaves.
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