Beautiful temple grounds with many areas to explore. The temple is really nice to walk around and has one of the best gardens and pond areas in all of Kyoto. This is not as famous of a temple as other Kyoto temples so there are...More
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Dress comfortable as walking is necessary to see everything on offer. I visited the temple as part of half day tour. Always great with English speaking tour guide and local knowledge/history chats.
We combined this visit with a first stop at Kinkaju-ji "Golden Pavillion" and second at Ryoan-ji Temple. One of the few opportunities in Kyoto to see 3 world heritage sites in the same 1/2 day visit. It is an ideal place to visit in the...More
This place was really quiet compared to just about every other temple in Kyoto, so that was a definite plus. I though the grounds were lovely. I was there before the sakura had arrived and some of the buildings (inc the Kannon-do) were under renovation,...More
The cherry Blossom in April was spectacular and the gardens are a very good place to see it at its best. One has to purchase a ticket to access the gardens but it was definitely worth seeing
I just wonder to see the beauty of cherry blossoms at Ninna-Ji temple. Very nice place to enjoy cherry blossoms in the month of April. Convenient place to go by bus. Just remember that you have to buy a ticket to enter into the garden.
I was really impressed. The palace was lovely and it had some really nice Japanese gardens. it is surprisingly big inside, and there is quite a bit of information to read along the way. In the other grounds there is an impressive 5 storey pagoda.
We schedule our trip during the cherry blossom season and this was a great place to see some. So beautiful especially the grounds. Lots of photo ops. All I can say is enjoy.
This temple was much quieter than it's close friends like Kinkakuji so the little wooden walkways, looking at the pretty gardens is much nicer than many others. Thankfully, there was a little heater set up and we stood there for a while, drying our wet...More