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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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  • 2016.12月初拜訪了在京都近郊的苔寺,從3個月前就寄明信片預約,大約出發前兩周收到回信。當天從京都車站附近租腳踏車順五条通一路往西約需40分鐘,到達時廟方管理人員會核對明信片資料再入寺;就座後跟隨住持誦經再寫祈願木,初到時的浮動,隨著唱誦的音頻慢慢落定,儘管不慣跪坐的腳已麻木,心倒是很安住。 接著自由參觀時間,深綠色的庭院中,管理人員已在清理殘楓落葉,避免影響蘚苔的生長,可知美景是努力維護的結...  more »
  • Postcards must be booked in advance. Goes to the specified time and surounding visit premiums are paid first. And first of all the sutras, but this is a fun and spicy as soon as a person (I was painful). Reaching this is. From sutras is done in the garden. This garden is really great! Struggling at should go. You want to go again sometime.
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  • Months before we set foot on Kyoto, we heeded all good advice and sought paid help to obtain invitations for this mysterious and beautiful temple with moss covered grounds. (Just search: help for saih...  more »