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Yasakanoto, Kyoto

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Historic Site
Stop and savor the impressive structure of Yasakanoto, standing alone, thanks to most of its companion buildings having been destroyed over the years. Take in this wonderful example of Japanese architecture; with its traditional wooden composition and imposing stature, it makes for a great photo opportunity. Note that the overhead powerlines that are usually a common sight in Japanese cities have been removed here to preserve the pagoda's beauty. To visit Yasakanoto and other attractions in Kyoto, use our Kyoto vacation builder.
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  • From Gion kodai-JI, Kiyomizu-dera to the way road quietly looking down to the acromion. And stop a foot of slope and Tower has to go and few energized.
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  • It is said in symbols and townscape of Kyoto's famous high, 46 m five-storied pagoda of temple Yasaka pagoda, built by Prince Shotoku. Kiyomizu-dera and Yasaka Shrine and exactly at the Middle, the internal opening of the five-story pagoda.
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  • On the way toward the Yasaka Shrine of Kiyomizu-dera temple shrine and then down the sanneizaka saw five-storied pagoda. Of the 46 m-high tower was a stately presence. It is good from the near neck will be hurt, so a little look from a wider perspective.
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