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Higashi Hongan-ji Fushimi Betsuin Temple

609 Osakamachi, Fushimi-ku, Kyoto 612-8048, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-601-1939
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Impressive temple near to Kyoto JR Station

Higashi Hongan-ji Fushimi Betsuin Temple was just about 15 minutes walking distance from Kyoto JR... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
YTCHENG
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Hong Kong, China
impressive and accessible temple complex

Higashi Hongan-ji is the Eastern temple of a pair of temples of the Nishi Buddhist order. Like many... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dave_Cowley_Road
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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2 weeks ago
“impressive and accessible temple complex”
1 week ago
“Impressive temple near to Kyoto JR Station”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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609 Osakamachi, Fushimi-ku, Kyoto 612-8048, Kyoto Prefecture
Southern Kyoto
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+81 75-601-1939
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Higashi Hongan-ji Fushimi Betsuin Temple was just about 15 minutes walking distance from Kyoto JR Station. The temple compound was really impressive and entrance therein was free. Most of the timber structures were rebuilt ones after fire accidents in the past. Nonetheless this temple is...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Higashi Hongan-ji is the Eastern temple of a pair of temples of the Nishi Buddhist order. Like many Japanese buildings, it has burned down in the past, and this complex dates from 1895, though the original was built in 1602. The buildings are austere and...More

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Reviewed December 1, 2017 via mobile

Kyoto! This is one of the great temples right at the heart of Kyoto in Japan! Staff are so polite, kind and helpful too!!!

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Reviewed September 19, 2017

Because of its great location, we can spend our last hour of visit to Kyoto in here. The temple is quite big in size in terms of space therefore you feel very relaxed. The scene is also quite attractive.

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Reviewed October 15, 2016

This temple is just 10 mn from Kyoto station. It is totally free and vast. The main hall the founder hall which I visited is just massive and imposing.

Thank Aladji A
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