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Tenryuji Temple, Kyoto

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Visit Tenryuji Temple, a Zen Buddhist temple and World Heritage Site, to meditate and reflect among daily visitors and worshippers. The temple, originally completed in 1345 to appease the spirits of the late Emperor Go-Daigo, underwent several reconstructions over the ages. Approach the temple through a walking path lined with soaring bamboo stalks. Be sure to stroll around the temple's garden, which survived the centuries in its original form. Use our Kyoto holiday planner to visit Tenryuji Temple on your trip to Kyoto, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Is a Japan that is not very deep, from the bamboo forest. The meter does not have a lot. Inside the temple is a stone garden, Japan, called Zen gardens.
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  • A very beautiful temple Park. Watch the leaves change color within a temple located near the bamboo forest Arashiyama district rows. Admission 500 Yen
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  • Heavy snow in January, visited Kyoto. Capital and leaving the keifuku Arashiyama station now has tenryū-ji Temple. Immaculate garden always green-covered snow. Snow up here could barely see, I had tasted the from Japan garden.
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