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Shonen Temple

275 Nishikumacho, Kamigyo-ku, Kita, Kyoto 602-8498, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-441-4519
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one of the nicest temples of this type

Really liked this temple, which is more like a house with a number of tatami rooms. Stunning old... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2016
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Nov 13, 2016
“one of the nicest temples of this type”
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275 Nishikumacho, Kamigyo-ku, Kita, Kyoto 602-8498, Kyoto Prefecture
Nishijin District
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+81 75-441-4519
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Reviewed 13 November 2016

Really liked this temple, which is more like a house with a number of tatami rooms. Stunning old painted wall screens and decor. Beautiful garden too with a large bamboo plantation to the rear and big camphor trees at the entrance. One of the nicest...More

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A district with a long textile heritage, ancient Kyoto
is still alive in the Nishijin District. Studded with
its weaving factories, tea houses, and onsen, the
neighborhood is charming and peaceful with a
self-possessed air. Less traveled than other parts of
the city, it is a district where you can take it at
your own pace. Visitors can explore the many weaving
and cloth houses, the free kimono shows, and the many
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