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Otani Hombyo

6-514 Gojobashi Higashi, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0846, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-531-4171
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Small but pretty

This is just off the busy road which was nice for a bit of tranquility. The monks were saying... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2018
fizzy1991
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Nashville, Tennessee
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Temple near Kiyomizu

We took another route up to Kiyomizu this time through the temple of Otani Hombyo and the... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2017
YTCHENG
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Hong Kong, China
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May 5, 2018
“Small but pretty ”
May 9, 2017
“Temple near Kiyomizu”
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6-514 Gojobashi Higashi, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto 605-0846, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

This is just off the busy road which was nice for a bit of tranquility. The monks were saying prayers at the time so it was very peaceful. Nice to walk through but only because it was on our way to Gion.

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Reviewed 9 May 2017

We took another route up to Kiyomizu this time through the temple of Otani Hombyo and the graveyard. The spot was not so touristic but you could still some traditional houses on your way up to Kiyomizu.

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Reviewed 14 March 2017

The "main" road to Kiyomizu, while once the pottery center of Kyoto is now, in my opinion, the center of clutter. One gift shop after another ruins the trip up the hill to an amazing temple complex. I was thrilled to one day discover the...More

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Reviewed 23 September 2016

While this is a very nice temple-shrine complex, what I liked best were the massive cyclopean-type walls that surround it, creating this lovely boundary of natural stone capped with beautifully trimmed greenery. The shrine itself is not exceptional, not by Kyoto standards, though it is...More

1  Thank hfulghum
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Reviewed 27 April 2016

Founded by the Buddhist Sect of Jodo Shinshu, and located nearby Kiyomizu-dera Temple Complex; this place includes a big graveyard of 15,000+ tombstones, including their Sect founder. Recommended for history buffs only, this is not one of the main touristic spots in Kyoto but its...More

7  Thank MikeFJones
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