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Address: Ichijoji Saikatacho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8157, Kyoto Prefecture
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Buson's tomb

I visited this temple for Buson's tomb. It is not as famous as Shisendo, but quiet and lovely temple. The pity is that the season of red leaves had been over.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 November 2016
Kimitaka S
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

I visited this temple for Buson's tomb. It is not as famous as Shisendo, but quiet and lovely temple. The pity is that the season of red leaves had been over.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

I visited on 18 Nov and the fall colors were outstanding! It's a bit less visited than others nearby so not very crowded. The garden is beautiful and so peaceful!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2015

This is a site of historical significance. Matsuo Basho is said to have stayed in the original residence in the 17th century, which was subsequently lost and then later rebuilt in the 18th century by the great painter and haiku poet, Buson. You can go into this beautiful Sukiya style residence and view the garden, which has a nice layout... More 

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