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Mimurotoji Temple, Uji

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Also known as the "flower temple," Mimurotoji Temple prides itself on its vast, lush garden. Built on multiple tiers, the surrounding land blooms with hydrangeas, lotuses, and azaleas--and, in spring, weightless clouds of cherry blossoms. The graceful wooden temple dates back to the 19th century, constructed in the historical Edo style. Relax with a walk up the stone stairs that lead to the top of the complex, where you can admire it all from above. Bear in mind that you cannot bring food or drinks onto the temple grounds. Plan to visit Mimurotoji Temple during your Uji vacation using our convenient Uji vacation planner.
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  • Mimurodo Temple is famous for its flowers: in May azalea, and in June hydrangea. As we visited there, azaleas were in full bloom, and the premises were turned into a carpet of flowers. If you visit th...  more »
  • This beautiful place was such a delight after the fiasco that is the Golden Temple. There were no tour buses or school groups. In fact only about 1% of the visitors were tourists. And oasis of calm an...  more »
  • One of several interesting religious complexes sitting quietly in the shadow of the Phoenix, Mimurotoji contains hillside gardens, a three-tier pagoda, an amidadō, a large hondō, all prefectural level...  more »
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  • Beautiful place to visit, my partner and I went in the off-season so the lotus and hydrangea weren't blooming, but the gardens were alive with autumn colours! No matter when you're visiting, this is worth the trip.
  • Very beautiful Japanese style garden with falling red leave.
  • Tranquil place to enjoy nature specially flowers and colors of falls
  • Breath-taking landscape
  • Visited hydrangea time Saturday. Crowded as people to be stuck. Was able to arrive in a heartbeat go sticking to people from the mimurodo station, and a good many people. The truly stunning. Enjoyed the variety of hydrangeas.
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