This is one of the best place in Kyoto and there are approximately 1000 Buddha statues. I lost my words when I visit there first time. It's wery quiet place - no chat & no camera there.
About Sanjusangendo Temple
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Very beautiful temple located on the eastern side of Kyoto. Only a few minutes walk from Hyatt or Four seasons hotels. 1000 statues are lined up inside...amazing to see. Each one with a different face. The grounds are beautiful. Hint: Go very early in the...More
I visited Kyoto for 2 weeks and this is my all time favorite location. Absolutely breathtaking and moving The history of the temple and seeing with my own eyes the statues was a spiritual experience.
each time i visit this Sangunsangendo makes me happe and eacg time i see ste statues differently. see many young school students to visitt here,so the cal learn some important past of Miyako,
No nothing wrong with my eyes, I was just looking at 1001 Buddas all being exactly the same. Sorry no photos inside. Years ago they did allow it, I know because I took them, but times have changed. Some places you travel to, you are...More
This temple was by far the most beautiful on the inside. Each statue of the god inside the temple was intricately made and was just stunning. Its sad that they do not allow photography inside. It is a temple that should not be missed.
An beautiful temple displaying 1001 statues of Kannon. An extraordinary sight seeing the mass of beautiful sculptures, glowing in the half light. Look up Hiroshi Sugimoto's photographs of the interior - he photographed all of the 39 bays. You won't be able to photograph the...More