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Jojakkoji Temple, Kyoto

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Take a peaceful stroll and enjoy a vibrant floral display along the mountainside grounds of Jojakkoji Temple. Climb up a steep set of steps and walk through the temple's main gate to arrive at the 17th-century structure with great views over Kyoto. The onsite museum holds ancient documents and personal effects of the Kodakura, a wealthy family of merchants who had close ties to the temple. Add Jojakkoji Temple and other attractions to your Kyoto trip itinerary using our Kyoto tour planning app .
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  • Quiet and peaceful, worth the entrance fee. The walk from small temple to small temple was extremely relaxing and interesting. Recommend this temple.  more »
  • Down the mountain, the last Temple. So close to Arashiyama, who wanted more, but not so much the Sagano of ages past. Sagano on Temple and 2 respect hospital, SHIDO Temple, Temple of the cortex is essential.
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  • Despite the need for ticket participation, but the inside of the courtyard landscaping is excellent, the Four seasons have different wind, there is a view platform, you can see the whole landscape near 岚忻 mountain. There is a treasure tower with history, you can go to see.
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  • Way Better than expected. The highlight here is small section of bamboo with autumn color background. I don’t think one can get photos with such setting elsewhere! Plenty of fall colors that would put you in awe. Not many people, may be it was rain. Love it!
  • What a treat to go during the fall! Easily the best place to view Kyoto's fall foliage, yet this temple isn't well cited in many travel guides. Easily our favorite place we visited in Arashiyama district. You can get a great view of the city by climbing up to the vista point.
  • A very picturesque shrine with good foliage. The stairs leading up to the temple are one of its most photographed scenes. The main drawback here is it's highly trafficked -- in fact the most of the dozens I've been to in Kyoto. It was very difficult to take any kind of photos here without people obstructing you.
  • Very nice and harmonious garden with plenty of photographic subjects. The red maple leaves would have been gorgeous here. Be prepare to do some climbing.
  • Chanced upon this temple when visiting the bamboo forest. So incredibly beautiful! Quickly walk past the crowded bamboo forest and head here directly!

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