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Saihoji Temple, Kyoto

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Visit Saihoji Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage site of Zen and peace. At the eighth-century temple complex, which is covered in over 120 species of moss, you'll find a central pond, which takes the shape of the Chinese character for heart. Find three tea houses tucked away in the garden, then head to the eastern side of the complex to find the temple hall and a three-story pagoda. Use our Kyoto tourist route planner to add Saihoji Temple and other attractions to your Kyoto vacation plans.
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  • August 5, 2017
    Wang Luo Thanksgiving preparation Information, let me know in the exhibition journey to leave former 兩xingqi Xie Shen please refer to MOSS Temple visit. Participants visit Moss Temple 剛 down 陣 rain this morning, to start participating visit times square saw to leave Lotus and 剛 Moss after the rain really makes people feel special happy! Because each participant must copy Xie visit persons heart Bible, resulting in individual participating visit over way more interesting. Monastery suriel 蠻 貼 hearts, if you do not want to or is not convenient for a long time kneeling on the ground the ink copy Bible, tables and chairs outside the main hall and Science Pen to select liquid.
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  • July 28, 2017
    One of the best experiences we have had during our stay in the Japan... A unique ceremony of an hour during which we write to brush our wishes on a wooden board so that it is then burned. But the magic lies in my view in the garden of the temple where the foam covers everything. An amazing atmosphere emerges from this garden and envelops us completely. I advise you to make the turn in the other direction than other travellers to cross them only at a time and power more peacefully from the rest of the course. A definite must! (By the way, pictures are far from being able to show the beauty of the show to attend)
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  • July 26, 2017
    I went to visit that Steven Jobs said the MOSS Temple. You can loose forget about time to admission costs 3000 yen, but the views over the garden. Arrived a little late, but that is in charge of our waiting at the gate into the cage, do not only appreciate. Sent a reply-paid postcard book is required because you are good.
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