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Sekizanzenin

18 Shugakuin Kaikonbocho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8036, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-701-5181
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Nice place to visit...

Peaceful and quiet place to visit... Combined Sekizan Zenin with Manshu In which is near by... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2018
Bruno K
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Tokyo, Japan
Just as peaceful as all temples should be

I visited the temple after my hike at Mt Hiei. As I already visited all the temples up there, I was... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2017
ziobilly2015
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Locarno, Switzerland
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1 Jan 2018
“Nice place to visit...”
23 Apr 2017
“Just as peaceful as all temples should be”
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18 Shugakuin Kaikonbocho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8036, Kyoto Prefecture
Northern Kyoto
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

Peaceful and quiet place to visit... Combined Sekizan Zenin with Manshu In which is near by... Lovely colors during late November and early December.

Thank Bruno K
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Reviewed 24 April 2017

I visited the temple after my hike at Mt Hiei. As I already visited all the temples up there, I was kind of fed up. However, I felt the serenity coming from the temple when I passed in front of it so I decided to...More

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Reviewed 18 November 2016

We have come here on our endless search for autumn colors. The temple grounds were very peaceful - full of evergreens, with some quite large momiji scattered about. Most importantly there were no other visitors. There was color, but mostly orange with few reds and...More

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Reviewed 27 October 2016

We visited this temple around early November and were fascinated by the stunning colors of the autumn leaves. Definitely worth the not-so-long hike and wear comfy shoes if you wish to reach the northmost temple.

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Reviewed 2 June 2016

I wanted to take a glance at Shugakuinrikyuu though I knew that I could not go inside as I did not have booking in advance. Only I could see was the entrance gate so I went to nearby Sekizan Zen-in. I found the big Torii...More

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Reviewed 3 August 2012

After a long walk through a Japanese neighborhood from the train, you pass through a giant tori gate guarding this temple. Several shrines and buildings are found here, being much bigger than I expected. There is a pretty koi pond on the edge of the...More

Thank SusanGlenn
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majestic Golden Pavilion of Kinkakuji, the serene
artistry of the Ryoanji Temple rock gardens, and the
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