I wanted to check out Ginkakuji temple and this one was just happen to be on the way. It was quite simple. Not a place to spend too much time for especially in the winter when there is nothing worth to see in the garden....More
About Nanzen-ji Temple
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This busy temple is very busy. It has stunning autumn leaves in the fall. You can even go up the gate. There are few famous Yudofu( tofu hotpot meal)restaurants near by.
This is a very large and beautiful complex, and even at peak hours it feels absolutely quiet. There is a beautiful aqueduct and garden at the back of it, and you get great views from the top of its Daimon gate.
This is a large property of temples. I do not go into the large hall but close to explore a number of wonderfull sub temples which have amazing gardens and water elements. There is an aquaduct in the back. Do pay to go into some...More
This temple has beautiful maple and ginko trees that turn beautiful colors in autumn. The temple is impressive and has beautiful grounds.
The temple grounds are quite wide, and the main attractions are separately charged for entry. In fact, one of the main free attractions is the aqueduct, the one unique feature of this temple as compared to others in Kyoto.
This was our last temple of the morning after starting at the Silver Pavilion and then walking down the philosophers path. The grounds are beautiful but pay the money and go into the garden area - simply spectacular. It becomes very crowded - get there...More
The buildings are widely spread out and you don't sense that they are actually part of the Nanzenji complex. Visitors focus mainly on the main prayer hall and the Sanmon gate. You can climb up to the verandah of the Sanmon for a ¥500 fee...More
Nanzen-Ji is part of the "must see" so go for it. The place is quite big, so you will not suffer too much from the crowd if any. The garden is really worth visiting - located at the very top, behind the red aqueduct The...More