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Jojakkoji Temple

3 Saga Ogurayamaoguracho, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto 616-8397, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-861-0435
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3 Saga Ogurayamaoguracho, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto 616-8397, Kyoto Prefecture
Western Kyoto
+81 75-861-0435
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

깊어져만 가는 가을 그대 고민하지말고, 지금 떠나라. 붉게 물든 교토의 가을이 당신을 기다린다. 深まるばかり行く秋 君悩まないで、今出発せよ。 赤く染まった京都の秋があなたを待っている。 A deepening fall Don't worry about yourself, just leave now. The autumn of Kyoto, which is stained with red color, awaits you.

Thank babymonster2475
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I enjoyed our visit to this Temple during our day trip to this area from Kyoto. The gardens are excellent. Serene and tranquil.

Thank PlanetOz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was one of my favorite spots from my trip to the Arashiyama area. The grounds of this temple are so beautiful! I couldn’t stop taking pictures! There is a fee of ¥500 per adult to enter the temple grounds, but it was so worth...More

Thank tabigasuki08
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Jojakko-ji temple is a short walk from the Arashiyama bamboo grove. It is better to club the visit to this place with your walk through the bamboo grove. This place is beautiful with moss-covered lands and well-maintained gardens. Please note - there are steep steps...More

Thank vsree
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

If you think after Tokyo you have seen too many temples to bother with this one you're wrong. It has a dozen featured buildings, beautiful moss gardens, ancient bells and a truly contemplative atmosphere. There is also the brilliant lookout over the mountains, gardens and...More

Thank Terry L
Reviewed 9 July 2017

We started off on the bamboo pathway in Arashiyama and were very underwhelmed. It is overcrowded and just not that special. Wee made our way north and the crowds thinned, and then we followed a few people to Jo-Jakkoji, and were so glad that we...More

1  Thank Paul M
Reviewed 3 May 2017

This is our favorite temple in Arashiyama and possibly Kyoto. It is scenic, tranquil, and not overrun with tourists. We walked to this temple after seeing the touristy Bamboo Grove. We enjoyed seeing the bamboo growing in this temple much more. Different sets of stairways...More

2  Thank TravelingFinches07
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We came to Jojakkoji after visiting the bamboo forest and Tenryu-ji and was so relieved that there were no big crowds when we were there. Note that we went there during Spring in the afternoon. I realise that the crowds can be quite formidable during...More

2  Thank Huiyin S
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Visited a number of temples in this area of Kyoto, this oft-overlooked temple was one of the better ones and well worth a visit, particularly during autumn foliage season.

Thank ECWorld
Reviewed 26 January 2017

The architecture here isn't as impressive as other temples, but the huge quantity of maple trees, winding trails, and great views make this a lovely spot especially during the fall. The walk to get here from the Arishiyama station is very pretty as well.

Thank sasquatchsf
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