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Hokongoin

49 Hanazono Ginocho, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto 616-8044, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-461-9428
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This was the most terrible visit to a temple in Kyoto in 8 years!

I happened to go in the time of reconstruction of the main building - it was all covered and the... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2013
Ekaterina G
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Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, Japan
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19 May 2013
“This was the most terrible visit to a temple in Kyoto in 8 years!”
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49 Hanazono Ginocho, Ukyo-ku, Kyoto 616-8044, Kyoto Prefecture
Western Kyoto
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+81 75-461-9428
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Reviewed 20 May 2013

I happened to go in the time of reconstruction of the main building - it was all covered and the access inside prohibited. The Buddha statue is in a separate room reached through a tunnel amongst the reconstruction. Unfortunately the flowers in the garden and...More

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