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Pastoral Tranquility

This is well worth the short drive from Kyoto...there are several beautifully unique temples... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2013
Steve M
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Most impressive temple in the area

While it's garden is not as large and beautiful as the other ones in the area, the temple itself is... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2016
stativision
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23 Mar 2016
“Most impressive temple in the area”
19 Oct 2013
“Pastoral Tranquility”
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Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

While it's garden is not as large and beautiful as the other ones in the area, the temple itself is by far the most impressive in ohara and probably also the largest room. There is also a giant Buddha inside. Shrines and graves in the...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed 20 October 2013

This is well worth the short drive from Kyoto...there are several beautifully unique temples located down lovely garden paths...the countryside is spectacular!

Date of experience: October 2013
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Reviewed 20 August 2012

The gardens at Shorinin were truly outstanding. Not as busy as other sites in Kyoto, the water features, dry garden and garden at Shorinin were among our favorites.

Date of experience: August 2012
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