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Kozanji Temple

8 Umegahata Toganoocho, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto 616-8295, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-861-4204
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I went to Takao for a day trip hiking. The whole area is nice for a slow stroll, the other 2... read more

Reviewed 27 December 2016
WiLFLL
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FLL
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Well known for the cartoon of usagi / rabit

This place is popular among " domestic tourists " but not from locals . The temple is famous for... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2016
Kyoto T
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8 Umegahata Toganoocho, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto 616-8295, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

I went to Takao for a day trip hiking. The whole area is nice for a slow stroll, the other 2 temples are quite worthy of visiting. I have visited 90% of the major temples in Kyoto area, they are all beautiful each in its...More

1  Thank WiLFLL
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

This place is popular among " domestic tourists " but not from locals . The temple is famous for cartoon of usagi and frog 兎 🐰と蛙 🐸--. Now they have only copy and original is in a museum . But around this area is beautiful...More

Thank Kyoto T
Reviewed 6 August 2016

We came to this rather remote temple in northwest Kyoto on a Sunday morning by JR Bus which we boarded near the Ryoan-ji. After getting off the bus at the stop located inside a parking lot, we turned around to find a small footpath leading...More

3  Thank allanng2004
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Kozanji is a UNESCO World heritage site located in the hills near Mount Takao. It boasts of the very first tea plantation in Japan and a set of scrolls featuring animals parodying human activities, said to be the first example of manga. Very interesting and...More

Thank Nonnapn
Reviewed 20 January 2015

Such a beautiful bus ride into the countryside. We also were very proud of ourselves that we were able to navigate the public transit, with the help of a local attraction magazine that gave very good directions. We received this magazine at the tourist info...More

Thank Joseph L
Reviewed 12 November 2013

500 yen entry fee during autumn leaves season, another 600 yen to the 1 lone Japanese tiny building with the oldest manga (the Unesco World Heritage Site). We didnt pay to enter this as it just looks like not much to pay 600 yen for....More

1  Thank yapts
Reviewed 28 November 2012

There's a steep entry fee of 500 yen to the grounds and another 600 yen to see the so called first Japanese manga. Overrated because it's just a couple of old buildings - many of which you can't enter, that's strewn around a forest. The...More

2  Thank SG_Travelbugs
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